Harbor Homes, a non-profit dedicated to reducing homelessness on Martha’s Vineyard, closed on a shared occupancy home for women in Oak Bluffs last week. Karen Tewhey, the Harbor Homes Executive Director, stated that there are at least 100 individuals without homes on the island. She believes there are many more we’re not counting. Read more in the MV Times article.
Last Friday, June 25th, more than 70 people attended the Kuehn’s Way dedication ceremony to celebrate the development of 20 year-round affordable rentals apartments. IHT’s biggest neighborhood to date will become home to 60 Island residents in early 2022. To learn more read the story published in the MV Times by clicking this link.
John Abrams of South Mountain Company weighs in on the vital importance of establishing the Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank. In his thoughtful piece he talks about why we need more affordable housing and the equal importance of conserving land and people. Click here to read more.
On Thursday IHT gathered for the third time this year to celebrate the completion of new homes for year-round Island residents. To see images of and read more about the newly renovated Perlman House in Tisbury click here.
photo by David Steiner
John Abrams wrote an article about a walk on the beach with his family that got him thinking about the future of land conservation and housing on our island. Click here to read the article in the Vineyard Gazette.
photo by Mark Alan Lovewell