Building community through developing and building affordable homes and apartments for year-round residents is the mission of the Island Housing Trust.  To produce housing at the levels needed, partnerships are critical.

Developer, Steward & Fundraiser

Island Housing Trust is a non-profit developer and steward of affordable housing, both rental and ownership.  Over the past 13 years we have formed strong partnerships with private donors, local businesses, other non-profits, the six island towns and state agencies, land conservation organizations, and other housing organizations. The Island Housing Trust secures land, project funding, and working capital from individuals and foundations, as well as competitive grants from local and state agencies.

Rental Management & Homebuyer Services

Dukes County Regional Housing Authority is a public agency that serves as the Island Housing Trust’s rental property manager and provides services to prospective homebuyers.

Builder & Lender

Habitat for Humanity of Martha’s Vineyard Chapter partners with the Island Housing Trust to build ownership housing on Island Housing Trust land. Habitat utilizes volunteer labor and donation of materials and money to build and rehabilitate affordable housing.