The Town prioritizes projects that create or preserve housing units for residents earning 80% or less of the Area Median Income and special needs populations.
Homeowners: Rehab assistance is available to eligible Barnstable homeowners looking to connect to the Town sewer. See link to Sewer Connection Loan Program to the right.
Public housing tenants: Town of Barnstable public housing residents may be eligible for assistance to purchase their first home through the Barnstable Housing Authority (BHA) Soft Second Mortgage program. Interested residents should contact the Barnstable Housing Authority directly at 508-771-7222.
Non-profit entities or Community Based Development Organizations (CBDOs): looking for funds to acquire property or rehab housing in the Town of Barnstable that will be sold or rented to households earning less than 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI) for Barnstable Town, MA MSA or special needs populations may be eligible for financial assistance under this program.
Activities involving new construction of housing is eligible only if carried out by a HUD approved CBDO.
Programs offering Direct Homeowner Assistance to Barnstable households with income less than 80% AMI carried out by non-profit or CBDO’s may also be eligible.
Please submit a Letter of Interest - instructions and guidance available on the right.
For more information priorities and how they are determined
please see the Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plans.