Affordable Homes



The Island Housing Trust has created over 50 homeownership opportunities throughout Martha’s Vineyard over the past seven years.  These homes consist of one, two, and three-bedroom single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums located through out the Island towns.  See Our Homes for more information.

Homes sell between $150,000 and $300,000 to households earning between $35,000 and $100,000.  Homeownership opportunities are advertised in the local newspapers and notices are mailed to income eligible families and individuals who are enrolled in the Island Affordable Homebuyer Clearinghouse administered by the the Dukes County Regional Housing Authority.

Download form at Affordable Homebuyer Clearinghouse.  Please return completed form to the Dukes County Regional Housing Authority located at 346 State Road in Vineyard Haven (in the Vineyard Housing Office or VHO) or mail to P.O. Box 4538, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.



Please find below information on the application process for a three-bedroom home at 42 Richmond Avenue in Oak Bluffs, being sold by the Island Housing Trust for $225,000 to a household earning between $46,1000 and $71,100 depending on household size. This house is scheduled to be sold by February 2016. Please download and review the  information on the eligibility requirements, selection priority categories and lottery process for this affordable homeownership opportunity.

Applications are also available at the office of the Dukes County Regional Housing Authority at 346 State Road in Vineyard Haven or can be requested by phone at 508-693-4419, and submitted by mail. Applications are due by November 30, 2015 

Richmond Information Packet & Application