Since the last part of the 20th century, the cost of housing on Martha's Vineyard has soared to such levels that many year-round residents and seasonal workers are unable to find an adequate place to live, and many businesses have increasing difficulty retaining the workforce they need. To maintain a healthy and economically diverse society we need to ensure that there is a full range of housing options for the year-round population by assisting people whose needs are not met by market-rate housing.
The Housing Situation on Martha's Vineyard: Describes the scope and reasons for the problem with housing affordability.
MVC Efforts in Affordable and Community Housing: Outlines how the MVC has worked to support housing efforts.
Who’s Who in Housing on the Vineyard: Links to housing organizations on and off the Vineyard.
Economic Development and Affordable Housing Planner
508-693-3453 extension 113