Oak Bluffs Veterans Housing Project Takes Step Forward

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission this week declined to send a proposed Oak Bluffs veteran affordable housing complex to a full public hearing, helping fast track the project in its attempts to get funding. 

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Aquinnah Town Meeting Creates Affordable Housing Trust

Aquinnah voters Tuesday also approved the town's $7.1 million budget and backed funding for town building repairs.

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State Housing Leader Plans Vineyard Visit

Housing secretary Ed Augustus will be on-Island on June 4, the last stop of his 12-municipality tour around Massachusetts as the state plans to create a five-year housing plan.

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Educomp Development Clears MVC

The Martha's Vineyard Commission last week approved developer Xerxes Agassi's proposal to redevelop the former Educomp building into deed-restricted condominiums.

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Oak Bluffs Housing Project Pulled During MVC Review

Developer Robert Sawyer has withdrawn his proposal to demolish a historic home and build an apartment building just days after the project was initially reviewed by the Martha's Vineyard Commission.

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MVC: Oak Bluffs Housing Proposal Lacks Details

Robert Sawyer came to the Martha's Vineyard Commission Thursday seeking permission to knock down a historic home to make way for a new 8-unit housing complex. The MVC said it needed more information before it could decide.

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West Tisbury Greenlights Senior Affordable Housing Project

The West Tisbury planning board approved a long-planned affordable housing development at 401 State Road on Monday, one of the project’s final regulatory hurdles.

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West Tisbury Shakes Up Housing Committee

The West Tisbury select board this week took steps to reorganize the town affordable housing committee after a period of disarray, appointing two new members and asking the committee to reconsider its leadership.

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Islanders Encourage Legislature to Pass Housing Bill

At a hearing this week, Vineyarders threw their weight behind a local option transfer fee, the new seasonal community designation and other measures intended to alleviate the state’s housing affordability crisis. 

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For State Senator, Affordable Housing Is Number One Priority

State Sen. Julian Cyr took a swing through the Island last week, meeting with housing advocates, hosting a campaign event and outlining his priorities in a meeting with Gazette reporters and editors.

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