Year-Round Market Rate Rental Housing Trust
On 11/3/16, the Governor signed Chapter 305, Acts of 2016 legislation into law 2016! The 2016 ATM re-affirmed approval along with another $500,000- 5/4/16 approved at ballot box bringing total funds to $1.5 million. Trustees were appointed in 2017. They immediately pursued a unique opportunity to acquire a 26 unit former timeshare condo resort in bankruptcy - Harbor Hill! After significant effort and with support by the Town, the Trust closed on the acquisition in September 2018. The Trust is pursuing renovations along with the addition of 2 new ADA units, and expects to begin rent-ups of 28 year-round market rate rentals in the winter and spring of 2019.
For additional information, contact Housing Specialist Michelle Jarusiewicz.
Province Landing, 90 Shank Painter Road!
Construction is 100% complete with all 50 units occupied. Eligibility income limits and asset guidelines apply based on Barnstable County median income as defined by HUD and vary depending upon the unit and household size. The waitlist is currently closed. Contact 508-487-9087 or email Province Landing for more information.
83 Shank Painter Road!
Construction is 100% complete with all 15 year-round rental units occupied at 83 Shank Painter Road. Applications for the initial rental round are closed. Future applications will go onto the wait list. Income eligibility restrictions apply. Contact 508-487-2426 for additional information.
Upcoming HAC Classes
All classes are held in Conference Room A at Housing Assistance Corporation, 460 West Main Street, Hyannis.
Homebuyer Education: for first-time homebuyers, four [$60].
Creating a budget: free, one session.
Completing Housing Applications: free, one-session.
Home Forever: for homeowners, $25, three sessions.
Community Resources: learn how to live more economically, free, one-session.
Rebuilding Your Credit: $17 includes tri-merged credit report, one session,
Be a Smart Tenant: free, one-session.
Opening the Door: deciding whether to rent or buy, free, one session
The Community Housing Council has approved a request for $15,000 from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund to fund an emergency housing assistance program in Provincetown. The funds are administered for Provincetown residents under a grant agreement with the Homeless Prevention Council and provide emergency housing counseling and assistance to prevent homelessness.
Lower Cape Community Development Partnership
Lower Cape Community Development Partnership, formerly known as the Lower Cape Cod Communty Development Corporation, is a community based non-profit organization created in 1992 by community leaders and activists who believed the eight towns of the Lower Cape needed an organization focused on affordable housing and economic development issues unique to the area. Call 800/220-6202.
Homeless Prevention Council
The Homeless Prevention Council works to prevent homelessness before it happens in the eight towns of the Lower and Outer Cape (Chatham, Harwich, Brewster, Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown). They provide professional case management, which includes counseling, advocacy and referral services to appropriate resources.
If you are having difficulty with mortgage or rent payments, or foresee that it will be an issue as you use your money for other needs, please contact them at 877/349-6962. They may be able to help you.
Lower Cape Outreach Council:
The mission of the Lower Cape Outreach Council is to provide emergency assistance of food clothing and financial support to individuals and families in Brewster, Chatham, Eastham, Harwich, Orleans, Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet which will lead to healthy, productive and self-sustaining lives as part of the Cape Cod community. Call 866-TRY-LCOC or 508/240-0694.
Housing Assistance Corporation
Housing Assistance Corporation of Cape Cod Housing Assistance Corporation delivers housing and employment services that help Cape and islands residents secure homes that are safe, stable and healthy. HAC offers a continuum of housing programs that evolve with the changing needs of the community. In addition to rental subsidies, HAC offers housing consumer education, training and assistance; emergency and ongoing shelter for individuals and families; homelessness prevention; weatherization and energy rehab; and affordable housing development. Call: 508/771-5400.
Community Housing Resource Inc.
Community Housing Resource Inc is a private company formed in 1996 whose mission is to provide affordable housing opportunities for year-round residents. They develop and manage both rental and ownership properties throughout Provincetown and maintain a notification list for their properties. Call: 508-487-2426.
Provincetown Housing Authority
The Provincetown Housing Authority is a public agency with the primary mission to develop safe and affordable housing for low income households and operate various rental housing units for family, elderly, and people with disabilities. Call: 508/487-0434.