Business Improvement Districts (BID) are special assessment districts in which property owners vote to initiate, manage and finance supplemental services or enhancements above and beyond the baseline of services already provided by their local city
Chapters 40R and 40S serve to reimburse cities and towns for the additional costs of educating new school-age children in smart growth districts.
Massachusetts Community Development Block Grant Program is a federally funded, competitive grant program designed to help small cities and towns meet a broad range of community development needs.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has allocated to Massachusetts, $7.21 million from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013.
M.G.L. Chapter 40H creates a new definition for the term “Community Development Corporation” and establishes a certification program for CDCs.
The Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) was created by Chapter 238 of the Acts of 2012.
The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) is a federally funded investment and national commitment to respond to the causes and conditions of poverty.
The Community Services Block Grant Special Projects program is funded by a 5% provision contained within the CSBG Act.
DHCD offers additional incentives to municipalities that adopt zoning districts promoting the Commonwealth’s strong interest in smart growth and housing for working families of all incomes.
Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership, Emergency Shelter Grant, and Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS funding to advance housing and community development goals.