Affordable Housing Awards
The Department of Housing and Community Development funds affordable housing to Affordserve a wide variety of constituents, including individuals and families transitioning out of homelessness, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and veterans. Many leverage previous investments in mass transit to increase access to jobs and services, compounding the beneficial effects of housing and security.
Awards reflect the Baker-Polito Administration's commitment to creating more housing units for homeless families, and substantially invest in housing across the Commonwealth. The Administration's 5-year capital budget plan that includes a $1.1 billion commitment to increasing housing production, an 18 percent funding increase for mixed-income housing production, and affordable housing preservation. In May, the Administration and MassHousing committed $100 million, to support the construction of 1,000 new workforce housing units.