HUD’s esteemed periodical, Evidence Matters, published an article produced by Sage Computing titled, “Shared Equity Models Offer Sustainable Homeownership.” The article highlights One Roof Community Land Trust and San Francisco’s Below Market Rate Ownership Program to emphasize the benefits of shared equity homeownership.
The Island Housing Trust is pleased to offer four affordable homeownership opportunities in Vineyard Haven and West Tisbury. Income eligible homebuyers are encouraged to apply. All applicant must have attended a homebuyer training scheduled for Tuesday, January 29th. Applications can be downloaded from the Island Housing Trust’s website or can be found at the Vineyard Housing Office at 346 State Road in Vineyard Haven (behind the Tisbury Farm Market) and by calling 508-693-4419.
Wentworth Way includes two newly constructed energy efficient 2-bedroom townhouses with full basements at 129 Lake Street walking distance from downtown Vineyard Haven. Families and individuals earning between $47,200 to $82,900 can apply to purchase one of these two townhouses selling for $184,500 or $225,000 depending household income. The application deadline for the Wentworth Way townhouses is March 4, 2013.
619 Edgartown Road includes two newly constructed energy efficient 3-bedroom single-family houses with full basements in West Tisbury. Families and individuals earning between $47,200 to $67,450 can apply to purchase one of these two homes selling for $225,000. The application deadline for the 619 Edgartown Road homes is February 15, 2013.
The Island Housing Trust would like to invite you to a ground breaking ceremony for the 619 Edgartown Road project in West Tisbury on Thursday, October 25th from 4:30 to 5:00. Please join us in thanking all of our partners who have helped make this project possible, and to meet our general contractor South Mountain Company from West Tisbury whose winning design and bid to construct two high performance EnergyStar certified houses was selected through a competitive process.
Directions: 619 Edgartown Road in West Tisbury – 0.5 miles from the intersection of Old County Road on left hand side of the Edgartown/ West Tisbury Road going towards Edgartown. You can also find the location of the property on our Google Maps at: http://g.co/maps/vkvpc
The Island Housing Trust would like to invite you to a ground breaking ceremony for the second phase of construction at 129 Lake Street in Vineyard Haven on Wednesday, October 17th from 4:30 to 5:00. Please join us in thanking all of our partners who have helped make this project possible, and to meet our general contractor Farley Pedler of DrewsCove Builders from Chilmark who was selected through a competitive bid process to build these two Energy Star certified townhouses.
Directions: 129 Lake Street, Vineyard Haven – 0.4 miles from the Pine Street intersection on right hand side of Lake Street or on Google Maps at: http://g.co/maps/vkvpc
Rain Date: Thursday, October 18th.
The Island Housing Trust is seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic, community-minded individual to fill the role of Program Manager for the non-profit community land trust on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The Program Manager will be responsible for the promotion of permanently affordable housing and the support of homeowners through its stewardship program, as well as organizational and project fundraising.
The qualified individual should have passion, skills and/ or experience in community development, as well as fund development for non-profit organizations. Must be a strong communicator, detail oriented, able to multitask, and collaborate with diverse constituents. Experience in affordable housing, fundraising, event planning, database management, property management, and knowledge of Martha’s Vineyard is desired.
Please download the full Program Manager – Job Description for more details.
Please send cover letter and resume to Philippe Jordi, Executive Director at: email@example.com