• Affordable Units for Rent

    Click here for information on affordable rental units available statewide.
  • Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF)

  • Capital Improvement and Preservation Fund (CIPF)

    Capital Improvement and Preservation Fund (CIPF) is a state funded program that provides funds for the preservation of expiring use properties or for properties with expiring project-based rental assistance contracts.
  • Commercial Area Transit Node Housing Program (CATNHP)

    Commercial Area Transit Node Housing Program (CATNHP) is a state funded bond program available to municipalities, non-profit and for-profit sponsors to support rental housing production or rehabilitation.
  • Community Based Housing (CBH)

    The Community Based Housing (CBH) program provides funding for the development of integrated housing for people with disabilities, including elders, with priority for individuals who are in institutions or nursing facilities or at risk of institutionalization.
  • Facilities Consolidation Fund (FCF)

    Facilities Consolidation Fund (FCF) is a state funded program for non-profit developers to create and preserve affordable rental housing for clients of the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Mental Retardation.
  • HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)

    The HOME Program is a federally funded program that provides funding to non-profit or for-profit developers for affordable rental housing production and rehabilitation.
  • Housing Innovations Fund (HIF)

    The Housing Innovations Fund (HIF) is a state funded program for non-profit developers to create and preserve affordable rental housing for special needs populations.
  • Housing Stabilization Fund (HSF)

    The Housing Stabilization Fund (HSF) is a state funded program for municipalities, non-profit, or for-profit developers to support affordable rental housing production and rehabilitation.
  • Lead Abatement Program

    The Massachusetts Lead Abatement Program is a federally funded program for municipalities and non-profit developers serving communities that have been determined to be at "high risk" for lead paint contamination.
  • Local Initiative Program (LIP)

    The Local Initiative Program is a state housing program that was established to give cities and towns more flexibility in their efforts to provide low and moderate-income housing.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)

    The Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC) is a federally authorized program for non-profit and for-profit developers to promote the construction and rehabilitation of affordable rental housing. Often these units are within a larger mixed income development.
  • Qualified Allocation Plan

    Each year, the state allocating agency for the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program is required to publish a plan describing how it intends to award the credit. DHCD, as the allocating agency, is responsible for preparing the annual allocation plan and making it available for review by interested members of the public before final publication.