Affordable Housing PROGRAM

The Town of Yarmouth, Massachusetts seeks to contract with a qualified affordable housing consultant to administer an affirmatively marketed affordable housing lottery and the resulting wait list.  The Request for Quotes can be found here:   Ready Renter Request for Quotes  The Ready Renters Affirmative Fair Marketing and Tenant Selection Plan can been seen here:    Ready Renter Plan  

Applications for the Yarmouth Commons
Affordable Housing Lottery are available! Apply Now! 
For more information, see below or go to:

The Motel Redevelopment Program is working to create affordable rental housing at older motel sites on Route 28.  For the most current information on Yarmouth Commons and Yarmouth Gardens please click on the following link:

APPLY FOR FUNDS FOR HOME REPAIRS:  Only emergency repairs which preserve your home are eligible.  Income limits apply.
Harwich Ecumenical Council for Housing
P.O. Box 638, West Harwich. MA 02671
Phone: 508-432-0015 Ext 109 

THE YARMOUTH AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM: Town of Yarmouth recognizes the need for affordable housing and works to create and preserve affordable housing opportunities for local residents, while maintaining the Town's character.  In general, housing is said to be affordable if you spend no more than 30% of your income on housing costs, including rent and utilities, mortgage, taxes and condominium fees. 
  Click here for info on Affordable Housing Applications, Rental Assistance, Home Repairs, Lists of Affordable Housing etc.    
Affordable housing which qualifies for the Subsidized Housing Inventory (SHI) must be subsidized, deed restricted, affirmatively marketed, and serve households earning no more than 80% of the Area Median Income.  Affordable Housing comes in may forms: single-family, multi-family, scattered sites, neighborhoods, duplexes, and condominiums. 

The Town's Housing Production Plan (HPP) identifies Yarmouth's housing needs, and set forth housing production goals and strategies. Click below to learn more:  
  Housing Production Plan 2015  

YARMOUTH's Affordable Housing Standards
 The Yarmouth Community Housing Committee has developed the following standards for affordable housing developments seeking approval by the Town. Click below to learn more:  
   Affordable Housing Standards