Affordable Housing Trust
The Affordable Housing Trust is a group of volunteer residents who work to assure that housing options are available to community members at any income level. The Trust undertakes programs and pursues policies that aim to address the community's affordable and fair housing needs. The Trust oversees the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, which is used for its programs. The Trust is assisted by the staff of the Department of Planning & Community Development and receives most of its financial support from the Town's Community Preservation Fund.
The Easton Affordable Housing Trust (AHT) is issuing this RFP to invite proposals from qualified developers to purchase an approximately 15.74-acre parcel of Town-owned land at 300 Foundry Street and develop up to 16 bedrooms total of rental housing that will provide quality affordable housing for Department of Developmental Services (DDS) residents, in accordance with DDS guidelines, from Easton and from surrounding areas. A Pre-Submission Conference will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. All proposals must be submitted by noon on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.
The Trust offers financial assistance to income and asset eligible homebuyers. Rolling applications are now being accepted. Application are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants must be first time homebuyers (with some exceptions). Click here for full information and application details.
Affording Your Home
The Trust maintains a list of housing resources, including information for:
- People looking for an affordable home
- Those facing foreclosure
- People with disabilities
- People seeking help with utility bills
Trust Members & General Information
|David Mills||Member (Selectmen's Rep.)||2018|
For further information, please contact the Department of Planning & Community Development.