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Homeownership

Homeownership

Whether you are trying to determine if homeownership is a realistic goal for you or you need help planning for homeownership, we offer workshops and individual counseling that will help you navigate the complicated homebuying process.

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Small Business Assistance

Small Business Assistance

Our Small Business Development program provides comprehensive pro-active support for entrepreneurs planning to launch their own businesses and for owners of existing small businesses.

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Affordable Housing Development

Affordable Housing Development

Since its inception, Valley Community Development has produced over 279 affordable rental and ownership housing units in one of Massachusetts’ most competitive and coveted real estate markets.

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Valley Community Development seeks to empower low and moderate-income people and underserved populations manage and improve the quality of their lives. We accomplish this through the development of affordable housing, providing economic opportunities, and encouraging community leadership. Since 1988, we have achieved the following accomplishments:

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Hadley board backs affordable housing plans

Hadley board backs affordable housing plans

Published: 8/4/2022 8:56:55 PM
Modified: 8/4/2022 8:53:48 PM

HADLEY — A letter supporting Valley Community Development’s interest in converting the EconoLodge hotel on Route 9 into a 51-unit affordable housing complex will be issued by the Select Board.

Following extensive discussion with Laura Baker, real estate development director for Valley CDC, the board Wednesday voted 3-1, with member Amy Parsons voting against and member Joyce Chunglo abstaining, to have a support letter go to the state’s Department of Housing & Community Development’s Division of Housing Development and Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

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Valley CDC eyes North Amherst parcel for affordable condo development

Valley CDC eyes North Amherst parcel for affordable condo development

Staff Writer
Published: 7/28/2022 3:28:13 PM

AMHERST — A North Amherst site long used as an auto repair garage and trucking terminal could be redeveloped for 30 affordable condominiums to be sold to first-time homebuyers, including many who may be racial minorities.

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Ribbon cutting to mark opening of 53-unit North Commons at Village Hill in Northampton

Ribbon cutting to mark opening of 53-unit North Commons at Village Hill in Northampton

NORTHAMPTON – A ribbon cutting to celebrate completed construction of North Commons at Village Hill, a 53-unit apartment building on 140 Olander Drive is set for Thursday at 11 a.m.

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