Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders

Assist low and moderate income elder homeowners. HOME provides comprehensive in-home counseling on financial and homeownership issues to enable successful aging in place. Services include displacement prevention, remainder life planning, budgeting, income maximization, equity conservation, consumer protections and creative financial options specially crafted for seniors. NOTE: HOME is not a legal services organization, nor is…

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Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office HomeCorps Hotline

Facing foreclosure? Contact the HomeCorps Hotline at (617) 573-5333 Addressing the foreclosure crisis is one of the most important things we can do to restore a healthy economy. Utilizing funds stemming from the nationwide state-federal settlement over unlawful foreclosures, the Attorney General’s Office launched a statewide foreclosure prevention and borrower support initiative called HomeCorps. The…

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Housing Assistance Corporation

When Housing Assistance Corporation (HAC) was founded over 40 years ago, we never imagined the Cape would be the place it is today. We’ve still got our beautiful seashores and quaint village centers, but we also have development sprawl and social challenges that we never envisioned. Even so, most of us consider ourselves lucky for…

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Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled

The Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD) has been aggressively working since 1984 to advance the independence, productivity, and integration of people with disabilities, including deaf and hard of hearing people, into mainstream society. You may want to contact CORD if: You want to learn more about your disabled child’s educational rights; You…

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TRI-The Resource Inc.

Community Development Block Grant-funded housing rehabilitation program. Applicants must make 80% or less of median income to qualify for this program. Program is income-based not asset-based. Examples of home repairs that can done include; siding; roofing; window replacement; door replacement; aging-in-place initiatives such as ramps, grab bars in bathrooms, step-in showers, comfort height toilets. This…

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Dukes County Regional Housing Authority

The Dukes County Regional Housing Authority (DCRHA) is publically chartered to assist the towns of Martha’s Vineyard with developing and managing housing opportunities for residents with low and moderate income. The DCRHA provides affordable rentals, rental assistance and service referral; supports affordable home buying as a lottery agent and affordability monitor; participates in advocacy and…

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Home Modification Loan Program

A state-funded low or no-interest LOAN program, which provides funding to make homes more accessible. The program funds projects such as stair-lifts, ramps and making bathrooms more user-friendly. The property owner must be the individual financially responsible for the loan. Contact Information Contact: Amy AllenPhone: 508-202-5919 Email: aallen@smoc.orgWebsite: http://www.mass.gov/mrc/hmlp Mailing Address:HMLP-SMOC, PO Box 309Buzzards Bay,…

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