The Housing Choice Initiative is a powerful set of tools for local governments to reduce barriers to housing production coupled with a series of rewards and incentives
To assist municipalities to achieve Housing Choice status, DHCD’s Housing Choice Program Director will coordinate existing technical assistance and provide “one-stop shopping” for information about technical assistance grants for local governments. See the Housing Choice Resouces page for information about existing programs. The following agencies have grants for housing and planning related to housing that will be part of the coordination effort: DHCD, EEOA, MassHousing Partnership, MassHousing, and CEDAC. As part of the coordinated Housing Choice Initiative, MassHousing has a Technical Assistance program “Planning for Housing Production” with $2 million for cities and towns at 13% or below of their 40B goal - visit their web site below.