Submit comments on the proposal of affordable homes on Ball Lane in Amherst

AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – MassHousing is looking for the public’s help by submitting comments about the planned construction of affordable homes on Ball Lane in Amherst.

The non-profit organization, Valley Community Development Corporation in Northampton has applied to MassHousing for funding assistance. During the application’s project eligibility phase, MassHousing’s review involves an evaluation of the site, the design concept, the financial feasibility of the proposal, and the appropriateness of the proposal in relation to local housing needs and strategies.

The proposal is to develop 30 affordable homeownership units on 20-40 Ball Lane, approximately 8 acres located at the corner of Pulpit Hill Road and Montague Road. View documents submitted for the Project Eligibility Phase on the Town’s website.

If you would like to submit a comment about the project site, input on the design, and past Town actions regarding affordable housing, visit the Town of Amherst’s website or call Senior Planner Nathaniel Malloy at 413-259-3322 by May 1st, 12 p.m.

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