Housing Choice Grant Program

Competitive grant program open to designated Housing Choice Communities. Grants fund various improvements in those communities that have shown commitment to advancing sustainable housing production.

McKenzie Bell, Senior Community Grants Coordinator, Community Assistance Unit

The Details   of Housing Choice Grant Program

What you need   for Housing Choice Grant Program

The Housing Choice Grant Program rewards municipalities that have produced a significant number of housing units in the last five years and that have adopted or established Best Practices that encourage housing production. This competitive grant program awards funds based on the project’s nexus with housing, transportation, infrastructure, economic development, and community development.

Housing Choice Communities Designation

A list of all designated Housing Choice communities can be found on the Housing Choice Designation page.

To apply, a community must have a current Housing Choice Community designation. Other eligible entities must serve a currently designated Housing Choice Community (see guidelines for full details).

Guidelines and Application Template

Please review the FY25 Housing Choice Grant Program Guidelines prior to submitting a full application.

How to apply   Housing Choice Grant Program

The Housing Choice Grant Program is part of the Community One Stop for Growth, a single application portal and collaborative review process of community and economic development grant programs that make targeted investments based on a Development Continuum. It is designed to allow applicants to apply for consideration of multiple sources of funding to support multiple phases and facets of a project. For more information, including key dates, frequently asked questions, and instructions on submitting an Expression of Interest and Full Application, please visit www.mass.gov/onestop.

Next steps   for Housing Choice Grant Program

For Award Recipients

Housing Choice Grant Program award recipients will find additional resources, including quarterly reports, guides, tutorials, and webinar recordings on the Award Recipient Resources page.

More info   for Housing Choice Grant Program

Housing Choice Awards

The Housing Choice Grant Program has been making investments in Housing Choice Communities since 2019 (FY19). Learn about the projects that have been awarded Housing Choice Grants.

Contact   for Housing Choice Grant Program

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