Working For The Community Preservation Act

The Community Preservation Coalition is an alliance of open space, affordable housing, and historic preservation organizations working with municipalities to help them understand, adopt, and implement the Massachusetts Community Preservation Act (CPA).

The Coalition was formed in the 1990s with the goal of achieving passage of the Community Preservation Act. With leadership and help from our diverse Steering Committee, the Coalition works to preserve Massachusetts communities’ unique character by advocating for and supporting the Community Preservation Act, advancing smart growth and sustainable development for communities across the Commonwealth.

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Massachusetts State House

Governor Baker Signs State Budget; CPA Funding Included


Early afternoon on Friday July 17th, Governor Charlie Baker signed the fiscal year 2016 budget, including the transfer of $10 million from the state budget surplus to the CPA Trust Fund.

Read on for the details...

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Robert Durand

Now Hiring: Coalition Intern


The Coalition seeks to hire a part-time, paid intern to take on two substantial research projects beginning this September.

Click here for more information about the position and to apply...

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