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Affordable Housing Information
(updated:March 4, 2015)
New Affordable Rental Units
available
Brookside Square, 50 Beherral Street
West Concord, MA

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Eight Units of New Construction!

Four 1BR Units: $1,236 per month
Four 2BR Units: $1,374 per month

The Brookside Square development, located in the village of West Concord, is under construction on a 5 acre parcel on Beharrell Street, adjoining the main commercial district of the village, ideally located near shopping and services, Nashoba Brook and recreational trails, and a short walk to the MBTA commuter rail.

Two units, a one-bedroom apartment and a two-bedroom apartment will be ADA compliant. The units feature living room, dining room and kitchen in an open floor plan. The one-bedroom units have one bath with livable square footage ranging from 675 to 750 square feet. The two-bedroom units have two bathrooms, livable square footage ranging from 1015 to 1047 square feet. The units have either a deck or balcony.


Applications accepted March 3, 2015 through May, 5, 2015
for the Lottery to be held on May 18, 2015.
Lottery Application are available here.

An Information Session will be held on
March 30, 2015, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the
Concord Town House, 22 Monument Square, Concord MA 01742

Applicant Qualifications Include:
Income Limits (2014 80% of area median income)
1 person household - $47,450
2 person household- $54,200
3 person household- $61,000
4 person household - $67,750

The applicant must have sufficient income to afford the rent. No more than 35% of an applicant’s gross income can be spent on rent, or minimum incomes of $42,377 for 1BR units, and $47,109 for 2BR units. Annual Recertification required

For more information, please see the Brookside Square handout or contact Karen Margolis, Sudbury Housing Trust, Lottery Agent, at Housing@sudbury.ma.us or by phone at 978-639-3373.
More information can also be found on the Sudbury Housing Trust website.





Small Grants Program Round 7 Applications due January 30, 2015!


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Would you like up to $3,000 for home repairs
with no obligation to repay?

This time it really isn’t too good to be true.

The Concord Housing Development Corporation is accepting applications for the Small Grants Program, designed to provide assistance to Concord residents to make repairs and alterations to their homes for safety and health reasons.

Use the money for:
Minor plumbing or electrical work light carpentry doorbell switch window repairs broken or clogged gutters or downspouts door repairs porch repairs lock repair replacement cement work or masonry repair tiling plaster patching sheet-rock repair touch-up painting smoke/CO2 detectors weather stripping bathroom grab bars interior painting or wallpapering and more

The process is designed to be simple and quick.  To be eligible:
  • The property must be in Concord, and must be your primary residence.
  • You must plan to stay in Concord for the next 12 months.
  • Your income can’t be higher than the median income in this area.
  • Your home’s assessed value must be lower than the median assessed value.
  • You must let the Concord Housing Development Corporation know before you list your house for sale.
Applications will be evaluated and prioritized based on health and safety considerations, and financial need of the applicant.  Grants are awarded three times per year, with applications due at the end of January, May, and September.

Contact Lara Kritzer, Program Administrator, at (978) 318-3293 for more information
You can download the application from the town website
or pick up a copy at the Senior Center.









The Town of Concord's Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Report, completed June 2013,
is now available for review.  Please click here to access the report.


Click on the websites below for additional Affordable Housing information:















 
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