Latest CPA News

House Ways & Means Budget Includes $25 Million for CPA
We've cleared the first hurdle in our campaign to renew the $25 million for the CPA Trust Fund! The House Committee on Ways and Means released their state budget proposal today, and it included a $25 million transfer from the FY14 budget surplus to the CPA Trust Fund.
State Announces 23% Projected CPA Trust Fund Match for Fall 2014
In a bulletin released yesterday, the state's Department of Revenue (DOR) announced that CPA communities can expect a 23% projected distribution on round one this fall.
State House Deciding On CPA Funding Right Now
Budget season is underway on Beacon Hill, and the Coalition is advocating for another $25 million from this year's state budget surplus for CPA.
New 2014 HUD Income Limits Released; CPA Limits Posted
The new 2013 Housing and Urban Development (HUD) income guidelines have been released. These figures are used by CPA communities to determine eligibility for exemptions to the CPA surcharge, and the income limits for those who will occupy CPA-funded community housing developments.
Recent Downward Trend in CPA Trust Fund Collections
Although the state CPA Trust Fund collections have been very strong over the last year as the economy and house market have strengthen post recession, the Fund has taken as recent downward trend.
Strong Turnout at Third Annual Kuehn Community Preservation Awards
Today more than a hundred advocates, legislatures and friends of CPA gathered at the State House’s Great Hall to partake in this year’s Kuehn Community Preservation Awards.
"An Act to Sustain Community Preservation Revenue" Receives Favorable Recommendation
Legislation has been filed at the State House that would provide for a higher CPA Trust Fund distribution for all 172 CPA communities.
CPA enhances state regionalization goals
Even though CPA is adopted and implemented on the local level by individual municipalities, its project don't always have to stay within town lines.
Marblehead CPA Campaign Gains Widespread Support
Supporters of CPA in Marblehead have continued to pass a number of hurdles over the past few months. Most recently, the campaign earned the support of the town's Rec and Parks Commission.
Stow Community Preservation Committee Seeks CPA Administrator
Kuehn Award Recipients to be honored at 2014 State House CPA Celebration
The Coalition is pleased to announce that the following individuals have been selected to receive Kuehn Community Preservation Awards at the 3rd Annual ceremony this January.
Arlington Land Trust to discuss CPA at Annual Meeting on 1/27
Significantly Higher CPA Trust Fund Distribution Announced
Today the DOR released the State Trust Fund's distribution representing a 52.23% match for round one.
Save the Date: The 3rd Annual Kuehn Community Preservation Awards
The Community Preservation Coalition is pleased to announce The Third Annual Kuehn Community Preservation Awards, taking place on January 14, 2014 at the Massachusetts State House’s Great Hall.
CPA Community Seeks Administrative Staff
The Town of Canton is looking to hire a CPA Administrator to support their community's implementation of the Community Preservation Act.