Acton Community Housing Corporation

Contact


Phone: (978) 263-9611
E-mail

Meetings


View the Acton Community Housing Corporation Calendar

Meetings are typically held on the second or third Monday of every month at 7:30 PM. Please check the calendar for official meeting postings.

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to

each meeting.
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Minutes are available following approval
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Members


View the Committee Membership List

Responsibilities


The Acton Community Housing Corporation (ACHC) is appointed by the Board of Selectmen and charged with facilitating affordable housing for working families and individuals with modest incomes. The Board oversees First Time Homebuyer programs and moderate income rental units.

The responsibilities of the ACHC include:
  • Acting as the Town's initial contact and preliminary negotiating agency with developers of proposed affordable residential housing projects (40B's)
  • Reviewing design and density
  • Determining consistency with Comprehensive Permit Policy
  • Initiating action to create affordable residential housing developments on Town-owned properties
  • Monitoring the affordability requirements for housing developments such as:
    • Sales price
    • Maximum income and asset eligibility
    • Size of households applying for affordable units
    • Continued eligibility of the designated affordable Deed Restricted units
    • Marketing and outreach plan to ensure affirmative fair marketing
    • Deed Riders used to ensure continued affordability resale of affordable units
Read the full description for the ACHC.