Prospective Buyer Resources
We offer a database of information divided into four main sections for your convenience.
You can search through all of our sections simultaneously.
In 1957, the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) was established by the Boston City Council and the Massachusetts Legislature. They have made a commitment to create affordable homeownership and rental opportunities in the City of Boston. They continually work on expanding the City's housing stock. Here you can find a list of current home ownership options.
The Cash-to-Fix SALES program offers homebuyers the opportunity to purchase a City-acquired, 1- to 3-family foreclosed home at an affordable price for which they can also receive financial and technical rehab assistance from the Boston Home Center to cover needed renovations before they move in.
This page will direct you to housing counseling agencies,home buyer workshops,lotteries and to "Mass Access" where you will be able to search for currently available home ownership opportunities throughout the commonwealth of Massachusetts.
This is a new "Cohousing Community" just starting up.1,2 & 4 Bedroom homes still available to purchase. Each family will own their own home and share the common facilites, which will include a large dining room,kitchen,living room, children's space, exercise room and workshop.
Cohousing is a type of collaborative housing in which residents actively participate in the design and operation of their own neighborhoods. Residents consciously committ themselves to living as a community. Private homes contain all the features of conventional homes, but residents also have access to common facilities such as open space, courtyards, a playground and a common house, where they regularly gather and spend time together.
Community Housing Inc. (CHI) is a non profit organization specializing in sales of affordable homes. Many of these homes are sold before they are ever advertised on any real estate listing service.
The Condominiums page allows users to search for FHA-approved condominium projects by location, name, or status. These properties are not for sale by the FHA
If you are interested in buying a foreclosed home in Boston, you may want to explore the following property listings that the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) has made available for informational purposes.
Massaffordablehomes.org is the State’s most complete listing of affordable home lotteries. Published as a community service by the non-profit Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA), the site is designed to help low- to moderate-income homebuyers find a home they can afford, and educate them about the lottery and home buying process.
The Homeownership Opportunity Program (HOP) was created in 1986 to stimulate the development of mixed-income single family or condominium projects sponsored by community housing partnerships and developers.The program is no longer active for constructing units, however units regularly become available for resale to qualified buyers. This link was updated on 11/26/11.
The Facebook page for Madison Park Devlopment Corporation replaces their currently lost regular website. (December 29 ,2012) They produces affordable housing for low and moderate income families in Roxbury. Here you can find information on rental housing as well as new and existing home ownership opportunities.
Maloney Propertries Inc: is a full service property management company founded in 1981, they offer residential housing untis all over massachusetts. Their site will give you information on affordable rentals, sales and cooperative Family housing, senior housing and housing for people living with disabilities. Allston Brighton CDC has developed 379 units which are now managed by Maloney Properties.
This non-profit organization started by the Franklin County Housing Authority works on expanding housing and economic opportunities for residents of this western mass. Region. They have a serious commitment to building affordable energy efficient homes while being respectful to the rural character of this region. To learn more about available homes and other programs they offer to the community visit their website here.