Partner Housing Agencies

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CRAIG'S DOORS

Craig’s Doors – A Home Association, Inc. was founded in the summer of 2011 to assist those who do not have a home, with a primary mission of developing affordable housing. Our goal is to create and develop a model of supportive single room occupancy housing for those in our community who are the most vulnerable. In the fall of 2011, Craig’s Doors took over the running of the Amherst Emergency Shelter and renamed it Craig’s Place.

MASSHOUSING PARTNERSHIP

Housing Toolbox Strategies and best practices for the creation and preservation of affordable housing, with guides, tools, and resources for local boards & committees, planners, municipal staff, developers, and volunteers.

ONE Mortgage - If you are a first-time homebuyer, the ONE Mortgage Program is for you. ONE Mortgage offers you the comfort of knowing your mortgage is financially sustainable.

Glossary of Affordable Housing Terms

CHAPA - CITIZEN'S HOUSING AND PLANNING ASSOCIATION

Chapter 40B ResourcesChapter 40B, also known as the Comprehensive Permit Law, was enacted in 1969 to help expand the number of communities and neighborhoods where households with low and moderate incomes could secure a safe and affordable home. 

Accessible Housing Registry -The MassAccess Housing Registry helps people to find affordable rental and homeownership opportunities in Massachusetts. A key feature of the Registry is to highlight homes for people with disabilities who need accessible or barrier-free housing.

DHCD - MA DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

A Guide to Obtaining Housing Assistance - This reference guide is for Massachusetts residents seeking information on housing for low and moderate-income families and individuals. 

MASSHOUSING

Mortgage CalculatorBy providing financial information, you can calculate how much you can afford to spend on a home. Keep in mind that many additional factors play a part in the loan qualification process. We recommend that you use the worksheets provided to assess your financial situation prior to using the affordability calculator.

First Time Homebuyer Guide The homebuying process might seem complicated or unmanageable. But knowing all the key parts to buying a home will help you plan for challenges and avoid mistake This step-by-step guide will help you navigate the winding path towards homeownership.  

PIONEER VALLEY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Big Enough: Pioneering the Small Home Revolution

VALLEY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Home Ownership Services

WAYFINDERS 

Housing Resource Center

COMMUNITY ACTION PIONEER VALLEY

Look4Help Public Resource Directory was created in response to a community need for a centralized online tool to facilitate communication of available resources, service information, referrals, and a coordination of services.

The Look4Help website provides a free on-line searchable listing of supportive local resources, and includes detailed, up-to-date information about organizations and their programs. Look4Help lists the services of non-profit organizations, government agencies, health and human services, medical and mental health providers, and others.