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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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 Takes No Action on Ethics Complaint

Jefrey DuBard, a member of the housing committee and the Island Housing Trust board, came under scrutiny last month for a potential conflict of interest when he voted on a trust housing project before the affordable housing committee.

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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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Oak Bluffs Housing Project Would Benefit Island Veterans

Oak Bluffs is set to begin evaluating a proposal for a first-of-its-kind housing complex on the Island dedicated to Vineyard veterans.

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MV Bank Dedicates More than $600,000 to Nonprofits

Island nonprofits and community leaders gathered Thursday to celebrate the hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants and scholarships given out by the Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation.

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Zoning Board Approves Southern Tier Affordable Housing Project

The Oak Bluffs zoning board of appeals unanimously voted Wednesday to approve the comprehensive permit for Southern Tier, a planned new neighborhood of affordable housing next to the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena in the town-owned woodlands.

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Battling Many Fronts for Affordable Housing

The refrain is familiar. Despite valiant efforts to create more affordable housing on Martha’s Vineyard, the gap between need and availability continues to widen.

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Island Housing Trust Cuts the Ribbon on Kuehn's Way

A 20-unit affordable housing development in Vineyard Haven that includes nine acres of protected conservation land is now complete, providing housing security for about 50 Islanders.

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West Tisbury Looks to Get Housing Project Back on Track

The West Tisbury select board and the town’s affordable housing committee are still grappling with a recent dust-up that saw a contractor withdraw from a proposed affordable housing project in the town.

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