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Melrose Housing Production Plan

The Melrose Housing Production Plan is a process to set the course for the future of housing in Melrose. Jump-to: Get Involved | About the Plan | About Affordable Housing | Resources | HPP Guide | HPP Glossary Get Involved Sign up for our email and text lists to stay up-to-date with engagement opportunities and […]

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COVID-19 Layoff Housing Gap Update: The Crisis Continues

COVID-19 Layoff Housing Gap Update: The Crisis Continues CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Housing The COVID-19 Layoff Housing Gap October Update: The Crisis Continues Published Monday, October 5, 2020 This is an update to MAPC’s “The COVID-19 Layoff Housing Gap” report. Read the full report and see a listing of other updates here. […]

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Manchester-by-the-Sea 40R

Manchester-by-the-Sea 40R CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Housing Manchester-by-the-Sea 40R Smart Growth Development in the Limited Commercial District Click to enlarge photo Updates Many thanks to everyone who shared their vision for Manchester’s Limited Commercial District! Over 225 people completed the survey about priorities for the area. You can view a summary of […]

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COVID-19: Resources on Housing Assistance

COVID-19 Resources Housing Assistance for Tenants and Homeowners Adapted from a document created by the Massachusetts Communities Action Network (MCAN). Contact Lew Finfer at lewfinfer@gmail.com with questions and suggestions. COVID-19: Resources on Housing Assistance CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Housing Jump-to Contents Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium Law: In effect through August 18. Advocates […]

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The Waning Influence of Housing Production on Public School Enrollment

One of the most widespread worries about new housing development, especially in suburban communities, is that it will drive up school enrollment. Many local officials and residents assume that new housing, and especially new multifamily housing, will attract families – families with children who will inevitably increase enrollment in the local public schools – creating […]

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(Webinar) Accessory Dwelling Units: Public Education and Support

Webinar on building public education and support for accessory dwelling units.

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Upham’s Corner Arts & Innovation District

Upham’s Corner Arts & Innovation District CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Housing MAPC Smart Growth & Regional Collaboration Arts & Culture, Economic Development, & Housing Upham’s Corner Arts & Innovation District Managing Neighborhood Change MAPC’s Arts & Culture department led a multi-disciplinary effort with the MAPC Housing and Economic Development teams to establish […]

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What is a Housing Production Plan?

What is a Housing Production Plan? CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Housing MAPC Smart Growth & Regional Collaboration What is a Housing Production Plan? In Massachusetts, Housing Production Plans (HPPs) are plans that help municipalities better understand local housing need and demand, development constraints and opportunities, and their vision for future Affordable Housing […]

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Malden Housing Needs Assessement

HOUSING MALDEN! Malden Housing Needs Assessment Photo by Paul Hammersley    news   about   resources   affordable housing   HPP    Chapter 40B   SHI   Safe Harbor   Glossary NEWS Malden Housing needs Assessment Read the Malden Housing Needs Assessment to learn more about the city’s population, housing supply, and gaps in affordability.   About The City of Malden worked […]

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Housing Production Plan Glossary

Housing Production Plan Glossary CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Housing The purpose of this glossary is to provide an accessible dictionary of housing-related terms that may be used throughout the HPP process and plan. A-E Affordable Housing Expand Deed-restricted housing for low- (at or below 80% AMI) or moderate- (between 80% to 100% AMI) income households at […]

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