Developing Affordable Housing In the Pioneer Valley
Building safe, comfortable, and affordable housing is a fundamental component of Valley Community Development’s overall mission.
Since its inception, Valley Community Development has produced 279 affordable rental and ownership housing units in one of Massachusetts’ most competitive and coveted real estate markets.
These homes provide economic stability and an opportunity for economic advancement to low and moderate incomes residents wanting to live and contribute to the communities of Northampton, Amherst and Easthampton in Hampshire County. Housing development remains a core service of Valley Community Development. Below is a sampling of rental properties we have developed.
Affordable Housing Rental Locations
We have a variety of rental apartments available in Northampton, from single-room occupancy to family housing.
Parsons Village: 71 Parsons Street, Easthampton.
38 family rental apartments. These townhouse-style apartments are equipped with highly energy efficient features. The development consists of studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom apartments that are located around a common green with a community building with laundry facilities and a playground. There are two wheelchair accessible apartments. Ample parking on site. Way Finders is the property manager.
Valley Main Street Apartments | 683-687 Main Street, Amherst
Consists of 11 units of affordable family rental housing including one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. There is one two-bedroom wheelchair accessible apartment. No laundry facilities on site. On-site parking.
Homes for Low-Income First-Time Homebuyers
Since 1988, Valley has acquired, rehabbed, and sold nearly a dozen homes to low-income first-time homebuyers.
These homes are located in:
- Amherst, MA
- Easthampton, MA
- Northampton, MA
- Florence, MA