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City Council Appropriates $500k For Tyer's Home Program

Mayor Linda Tyer pitched this program back in 2019 to help eligible residents improve their homes. This program would provide zero-interest loans to residents for undertaking certain home improvement projects in an effort to improve the housing stock in the city.

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Pittsfield City Council Accepts CPA Funds for Housing Assistance

The City Council voted this week to accept an order from the mayor to appropriate $110,000 from the Community Preservation Act Fund for an emergency housing assistance program.

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Clarksburg Applying for Housing Rehabilitation Grant Funds

The Select Board on Wednesday voted to sign on to a Community Development Block Grant application with the towns of Lee and Lenox for housing rehabilitation. The application is due on March 6.

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HOI Transfers Sun Cleaners to North Adams

The Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, which also serves as the HOI board, met with attorney Elisabeth Goodman a week ago to go over some of the final steps the board must take to disband.

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Cheshire Gets Block Grant Update From Berkshire Regional Planning

One aspect of the federal CDBG program is aimed at helping low to moderate income households rehabilitate their properties.

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Completion of Dry Cleaner Testing Smooths Way for HOI Closure

The hangup has been the problematic Sun Cleaners property that's taken more than two years now to settle. But with an environmental report finally complete, the Housing Authority anticipates dissolving HOI next month.

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