Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are a great way for homeowners to create additional income for expenses associated with owning a home. They also provide a cost-effective housing option for residents of our region.
Cape Cod 5 recognizes the critical need for workforce and affordable housing on Cape Cod and has undertaken a number of initiatives with MassHousing, the state’s major housing finance agency, to help meet these housing needs.
Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae offer complimentary online classes for first time homebuyers. When completed, participants receive a certificate that qualifies them for specific first time homebuyer mortgage products offered through Cape Cod 5.
Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod has developed over 150 affordable homes on Cape Cod. Local families help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With the support of Habitat and community contributors, homeowners achieve the stability and self-reliance they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.
Housing Assistance Corporation offers housing programs and services throughout Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. They offer financial assistance to prevent homelessness, build new housing, provide foreclosure and reverse mortgage counseling and host financial literacy and housing advocacy workshops.
Housing Nantucket supports and provides equitable, affordable housing solutions for Nantucket’s year-round community. They are the only Island nonprofit exclusively dedicated to this critical issue. Their programs encourage, create and protect quality workforce housing that remains price-accessible for future generations.
The Island Housing Trust is a non-profit Community Land Trust organization that supports a diverse and vital community on the island of Martha’s Vineyard by creating and sustaining permanently affordable housing, both rental and ownership.
The Plymouth Area Coalition for the Homeless strives to nurture and empower families and individuals seeking basic needs assistance by providing them the shelter, food, and educational resources necessary to reach their potential and independence.
Turning Point is a nonsectarian, volunteer, community-based organization whose goal is to empower those challenged with the issues of homelessness and near homelessness by providing confidential, supportive, and educational services.