Housing Trust’s Meeting On Increasing Housing Options Thurs. Apr. 27

Photo: Housing affordability thrust of Housing Trust’s meeting. Next week, the Belmont Housing Trust will host a public meeting to discuss its Housing Production Plan, which provides a five-year framework and strategy for the development of a variety of housing options to meet the needs of the Belmont residents. Cosponsored by the League of Woman […]

Housing Trust’s First-Time Homebuyer Program Now Taking Application

Photo: Belmont’s first-time homebuyers assistance program. Belmont’s Housing Trust has created a First-Time Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP) to help low- and moderate-income families purchase homes in town. The HAP program will help participants purchase a condominium, single-family or two-family home.  Three eligible households, picked by lottery, will receive financial assistance using Community Preservation Act (CPA) funding to purchase homes with a […]

Housing Trust’s CPA Affordable Housing Plan Gets Mixed Results

For the majority of articles being brought before the Belmont Town Meeting tonight, Monday, May 5, the Warrant Committee and the Board of Selectmen are of one mind; they will be nodding in sync approvingly with nearly all the proposals facing the approximate 300 representatives. But there is one article where the two groups have decided […]