Mission: To further the development of low and moderate income housing, to assist in the expansion of locally-owned business enterprises and to provide other assistance for the improvement of residential and business property in holyoke, massachusetts.
Programs: Provided 235 rental units for rent for low to moderate income individuals. Aproximately 70 tenants receive subsidized rental assistance from various agencies.
nip grant program - to assist homeowners with home improvement projects to improve the overall quality of life in the city of holyoke. Homeowners paid $166,036 of their own funds toward qualified home improvements. Grant funds of $135,565 were expended on qualified home improvements in addition to the homeowner contributions. This program resulted in $301,601 in home repairs to 37 homeowners in holyoke, ma.
home investment partnership program - received $139,822 grant from the "home program. " this program provided new affordable housing ownership for low-income persons. One two-family duplex home was constructed and available for sale as of 6/30/2014.