SHA Publishes Annual Plan Draft for FY2024

Sandwich Housing Authority
Annual Plan and Board Meeting
April 13, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
Community Room
20 Tom’s Way
Sandwich, MA 02563

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SHA Publishes Annual Plan Draft for FY2023

Topic: SHA Annual Plan Public Hearing
Time: Apr 14, 2022 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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SHA Publishes Annual Plan Draft for FY2022

760 CMR 6.09(3)(h) requires that Sandwich Housing Authority post a copy of our draft Annual Plan on our website 45 days prior to a public hearing which will be held on April 8, 2021. This hearing will be held virtually: the link to the meeting and the draft plan can be found at the link below. Any questions, please contact the Housing Authority at (508) 833-4979.

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Cape Advocacy Training Inspires Public to Get Involved Locally

From the Housing Assistance Corp Blog:
Chris Kazarian
Mar 09, 2018

HAC Board President Mark Forest (from left), Barnstable Town Councilor Paula Schnepp, and Barnstable Housing Committee member Hilda Haye lead a Cape Housing Advocacy Training session last month.

Just how bad is the housing situation on Cape Cod and the Islands? Yarmouth Selectman Mark Forest, the chair of HAC’s Board of Directors, termed it a crisis. Forest spoke during Cape Housing Advocacy Training held at Shepley Showcase in Hyannis last month.   (Click to Continue) 

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Sandwich Selectmen Express Support for Proposed Low-Income Development

September 7, 2017

SANDWICH – Selectmen in Sandwich are backing a proposed low-income housing complex on George Fernandez Way.

The Boston-based Women’s Institute for Housing and Economic Development presented plans and artist renderings for the 30-unit complex to the board last month.

The board voted unanimously to pen a letter of support to help the developer secure funding and regulatory authorization.

Almost $1.4 million dollars in town Community Preservation Act funding is available to help fund the development, according to Town Manager Bud Dunham.  (Click here to continue)

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Housing Authority Likes New Low-Income Housing Proposal

The Sandwich Enterprise
Feb 10, 2017

After a long search, and a couple of false starts, the Sandwich Housing Authority is optimistic that it has found a developer to design and build 24 to 30 low-income housing units on six acres of land off Quaker Meetinghouse Road.

The new rental units will be a mix of one-, two-, and three-bedroom townhouse-style dwellings that will be built adjacent to townhouses built 24 years ago along George Fernandes Way, according to the bid proposal, which was issued back in December.  (Click to Continue)

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Affordable Housing Renovations Celebrated In Sandwich

From The Sandwich Enterprise
Jul 23, 2016

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With the snip of a pair of scissors, a red-and-blue ribbon tied between two trees in a shady grove fell to the ground, signifying the rededication yesterday of 12 newly renovated affordable housing units at George Fernandes Way. The group of almost 20 residents, town officials and project coordinators applauded the success of the work.

The former weathered brown-shingled townhouses originally built in 1989 underwent a nearly $1 million renovation, spearheaded by the SHA (Sandwich Housing Authority) and the Sandwich CPC (Community Preservation Committee). The renovations were completed in mid-June.   (Click to Continue)

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Sandwich, state collaborate on $1M renovation to affordable housing

Trees have been trimmed and the parking lot has a fresh coat of sealant on the blacktop.

The 12 affordable housing apartments at George Fernandes Way underwent a nearly $1 million renovation. The cost was split between the state and the town, which used community preservation funds for the project.

“As you can see it came out beautifully,” Tobin Wirt, vice chairman of the Sandwich Housing Authority, said Thursday during a ribbon-cutting at the property.

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