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City of Chelsea Seeks CPA Coordinator

The City of Chelsea is looking to hire a Housing & Community Preservation Coordinator to provide administrative assistance to the the... more ››

Become a CPA Community Representative - Apply to Join the Coalition's Steering Committee

The Community Preservation Coalition's Steering Committee is now accepting applications for open “Community Representative” positions.... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Burlington Places CPA Adoption on November Ballot

The town of Burlington is the newest community to pass the initial hurdle of CPA adoption by approving of an adoption measure at their town... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Natick & Boylston Place CPA on November Ballot

Town Meetings in both Natick and Boylston have now voted to place the question of CPA adoption on the state election ballot this November.... more ››

CPA Adoption Success: Pepperell Votes to Become 189th CPA Community

TThe Community Preservation Act continues to see exciting results in 2022 - last night, the town of Pepperell voted to become the 189th CPA... more ››

2022 HUD Income Limits Released - CPA Limits Posted

The new 2022 Housing and Urban Development (HUD) income guidelines have been released. These figures are used by CPA communities to... more ››

DOR Issues Estimate for Fall 2022 CPA Trust Fund Distribution

The Department of Revenue (DOR) has released its CPA estimate for municipalities, projecting a 35% base match for the November 2022 first... more ››

Worcester City Council Votes to Place CPA Adoption on November Ballot

A group of local advocates known as "Yes for a Better Worcester" has been working for several years in order to have the city of Worcester... more ››

CPA Adoption Success: Lakeville Votes to Become 188th CPA Community

CPA adoption efforts in 2022 are off to an amazing start - after months of campaigning from local advocates, the town of Lakeville... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Westborough First on the November 2022 Ballot

It's very likely that we will see quite a few communities aiming to place CPA adoption on the state ballot this year, but we can now... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Westminster Places CPA on Spring 2022 Ballot

While many communities are eyeing the state election in November for their CPA Adoption efforts, advocates in town of Westminster have just... more ››

DOR Issues Supplemental Trust Fund Distribution to CPA Communities

The Department of Revenue had a dose of good news for CPA communities today - a distribution of $10 million in state budget surplus funds... more ››

Our Annual Report: The Coalition's 2021 Year-in-Review

In many ways, the Community Preservation Coalition and the statewide Community Preservation Act had an incredible year in 2021 - and it's... more ››

Meet the Newest At-Large Members of the Coalition's Steering Committee

Earlier this year, the Coalition began accepting applications for new at-large members on our Steering Committee. After an extensive search... more ››

New Leadership Announcements from Coalition Partner Organizations

Preservation Massachusetts and The Trustees both announced big changes to their executive staff this week, continuing a year of exciting... more ››

November 2021 Statewide Trust Fund Distribution Announced

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) released the Community Preservation Trust Fund distribution for each CPA municipality today.... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Pepperell & Lakeville Both Place CPA on 2022 Ballot

The 2022 CPA adoption season is underway! Over the last few days, the towns of Pepperell and Lakeville have both passed measures at their... more ››

CPA Adoption Update: Lakeville Aiming to be First on the Ballot in 2022

This year has been quiet on the CPA adoption front, with only Brookline making it to the ballot - but the Coalition has been hearing about... more ››

MAHA Announces Symone Crawford as New Executive Director

The Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA), one of the founding organizations that helped create the Community Preservation... more ››

City of Malden Seeks Part-Time CPA Administrator

The City of Malden is looking to hire a part-time CPA Administrator to support the Malden Community Preservation Committee by managing the... more ››