Chapter 40B Housing Production Plan

A Housing Production Plan (HPP) is a community's proactive strategy for planning and developing affordable housing by: creating a strategy to enable it to meet its affordable housing needs in a manner consistent with the Chapter 40B statute and regulation

The HPP regulation became effective on February 22, 2008 when the DHCD (now EOHLC) promulgated 760 CMR 56.00, Comprehensive Permit; Low or Moderate Income Housing. The HPP regulation is contained in 760 CMR 56.03(4). HPPs replace Planned Production under 760 CMR 31.07(1)(i).

If a community has a EOHLC approved HPP and is granted certification of compliance with the plan by EOHLC, a decision by the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) relative to a comprehensive permit application will be deemed "consistent with local needs" under MGL Chapter 40B. "Consistent with local needs" means the ZBA's decision will be upheld by the Housing Appeals Committee.

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Workshops, Presentations and Training

EOHLC Approved Plans

Abington Plan
Acton Plan
Amesbury Plan
Amherst Plan
Andover Plan
Arlington Plan
Ashburnham Plan
Ashby Plan
Ashland Plan

Athol Plan
Auburn Plan
Avon Plan
Ayer Plan
Barnstable Plan
Bedford Plan
Belchertown Plan
Bellingham Plan
Belmont Plan
Berlin Plan
Billerica Plan
Blackstone Plan
Bolton Plan
Bourne Plan
Boxborough Plan

Boxford Plan
Boylston Plan
Brewster Plan
Bridgewater Plan
Brookline Plan
Carlisle Plan
Carver Plan

Chatham Plan
Chelmsford Plan 
Cohasset Plan
Concord Plan
Danvers Plan
Dartmouth Plan
Deerfield Plan
Dennis Plan
Dighton Plan
Douglas Plan

Dover Plan
Dracut Plan
Dunstable Plan
Duxbury Plan

Eastham Plan
Easthampton plan
Easton Plan
Everett Plan
Falmouth Plan
Foxborough Plan

Franklin Plan
Georgetown Plan
Gloucester Plan
Grafton Plan
Groton Plan
Groveland Plan
Hadley Plan
Hamilton Plan 
Hanover Plan

Hanson Plan
Harvard Plan
Harwich Plan

Haverhill Plan
Holliston Plan
Hopkinton Plan

Hubbardston plan
Hudson Plan
Hull Plan
Ipswich plan
Kingston Plan
Lakeville Plan
Lancaster Plan
Lenox Plan
Lexington Plan
Lincoln Plan
Littleton Plan

Lynn Plan
Lynnfield Plan
Ludlow Plan
Lunenburg Plan
Manchester by the Sea Plan
Manfield Plan
Marblehead Plan
Marion Plan
Marshfield Plan
Mashpee Plan
Maynard Plan
Medfield Plan 
Medford Plan 
Medway Plan
Melrose Plan
Mendon Plan
Merrimac Plan
Methuen Plan
Middleborough Plan
Middleton Plan
Millis Plan
Milton Plan
Natick Plan
Nantucket Plan
North Andover Plan
North Reading Plan
Newbury Plan

Newburyport Plan
Norfolk Plan
Northboro Plan

Northbridge Plan
Norwell Plan
Norwood Plan

Palmer Plan
Peabody Plan
Pembroke Plan
Pepperell Plan
Petersham Plan
Phillipston Plan

Plymouth Plan
Princeton Plan
Quincy Plan
Raynham Plan
Reading Plan
Rehoboth Plan
Rockland Plan

Rowley Plan
Royalston Plan

Salem Plan
Salisbury Plan

Sandwich Plan
Saugus Plan
Scituate Plan
Sharon Plan
Sheffield Plan
Shelburne Plan
Sherborn Plan
Shirley Plan
Shrewsbury Plan
Southborough Plan
Southampton Plan
South Hadley Plan

Spencer Plan
Stoneham Plan
Stoughton Plan
Sterling Plan
Stow Plan

Sturbridge Plan
Sudbury Plan
Sunderland Plan
Swampscott Plan 
Templeton Plan

Tewksbury Plan
Tisbury Plan
Townsend Plan
Truro Plan
Tyngsborough Plan
Upton Plan
Wakefield Plan

Walpole Plan
Wareham Plan
Watertown Plan
Wayland Plan
Wellesley Plan
Wellfleet Plan
Wenham Plan
West Boylston Plan 
Westford Plan
Westminster Plan
Weston Plan
Westport Plan
Westwood Plan
West Newbury Plan
West Tisbury Plan
Weymouth Plan

Whately Plan
Wilmington Plan

Winchester Plan
Woburn Plan 
Yarmouth Plan

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