Committee Objectives

  • Develop and oversee affordable housing programs and opportunities.

  • Develop and oversee an affordable, rental clearinghouse.

  • Act as liaison between the Town and the Regional Housing Authority.

  • Recommend to the Selectmen and Planning Board bylaw and regulatory changes necessary to implement affordable housing programs.

  • Establish standards of eligibility for affordable housing in Chilmark.

  • Recommend to the Community Preservation Fund Committee the use of funds raised from the Community Preservation Act.

  • Perform such other duties as the Selectmen and/or Planning Board may determine in response to the need for affordable housing in Chilmark.