Edgartown Encourages Home Rental Program

In an effort to house the town’s year-round workforce, the Edgartown affordable housing committee is looking for homeowners to participate in the Island’s rental assistance program.

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Aquinnah Breaks Ground on Affordable Apartments

Tucked between dense foliage on a lot not far from town hall, the apartments will serve as the first phase of a larger plan to revitalize the town center with a new playground and “food forest” of indigenous edible plants.

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Island Housing Trust Proposes School Employee Housing

Martha’s Vineyard public school employees could receive preference in applying to rent eight apartments Island Housing Trust is planning to build in West Tisbury, if the nonprofit is able to fund the project.

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Housing Project Proposed Again on Uncas Avenue

The Oak Bluffs zoning board of appeals referred a proposed mixed-use development that hinges on a controversial home demolition to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission at a public hearing on Tuesday.

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West Tisbury Weighs Housing Committee Conflict of Interest

Ongoing deliberation over a possible ethics violation on the West Tisbury affordable housing committee flared up once again at a town select board meeting Wednesday.

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Oak Bluffs Endorses Veterans Housing Project

A veterans housing project in Oak Bluffs received select board approval Tuesday and is set to welcome bids from contractors.

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Land Bank Hears Dueling Proposals for Old Headquarters

Representatives from the town of Edgartown and the Dukes County Commission made pitches to take over ownership of the former Land Bank headquarters in Edgartown.

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Islanders to Continue Housing Push on Beacon Hill

Island housing advocates will return to Boston Tuesday to lobby their support for the local option transfer fee and housing bank bills being reviewed at the State House.

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As Employee Housing Costs Escalate, Off-Island Real Estate Beckons

Oak Bluffs businessman Mark Wallace recently purchased a nine-bedroom home in Woods Hole in hopes of building a commuter workforce.

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Meshacket Wins Affordable Housing Funds

The planned Edgartown affordable housing complex was one of 27 projects statewide that won a combined $246 million from the state.

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