We Create Opportunities for People to Live, Work and Thrive

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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Featured in the Hampshire Gazette: Small Business Recovery Grants Program

Featured in the Hampshire Gazette: Small Business Recovery Grants Program

Candace Czerniak, owner of Knowles Flower Shop in Amherst, wraps an order Monday afternoon. STAFF PHOTO HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE/CAROL LOLLIS

A small-business lifeline: Valley CDC looks to award $600K in recovery money by year’s end.

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Sergeant House featured in WMAIA Summer 2021 Edition

Sergeant House featured in WMAIA Summer 2021 Edition

Sergeant House was featured in the Western MA chapter of the American Institute of Architects (WMAIA) summer newsletter. Valley Community Development has owned and operated the antique building (circa 1820) in Northampton since 1990. Read on to see an excerpt from the WMAIA article.

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Sergeant House featured in WMAIA Summer 2021 Edition

Valley Community Development was awarded funding to develop 28 units of single person supportive housing in Amherst

Governor Baker just held a press conference yesterday to announce the awarding of $139 Million in Funding and Tax credits for affordable housing initiatives.

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Valley Community Development was 1 of 28 affordable housing developers awarded funding for construction.

This was made possible thanks to the hard work of Laura Baker and Joanne Campbell and others within the organization. Valley’s pipeline is growing!!

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