Another in an occasional series of profiles of MassHousing's many business partners
HAPHousing is the largest non-profit developer of affordable housing in Western Massachusetts and for more than 40 years, has provided a wide array of housing assistance and services to tenants, homebuyers, homeowners and rental property owners. It also collaborates with other community-based organizations to create affordable housing and to revitalize urban neighborhoods.
Originally established to provide innovative forms of assistance to families seeking to rent decent, safe housing, HAPHousing has assisted more than 20,000 households each year.
MassHousing has been a longtime partner with HAPHousing in developing and preserving affordable rental housing and in promoting affordable, sustainable homeownership through homebuyer education and other services for homebuyers and homeowners.
"HAPHousing has been a very valued and productive partner in western Massachusetts," said MassHousing Executive Director Tim Sullivan. "They are involved in so many aspects of helping to foster affordable homeownership and rental opportunities for residents there and are an important resource for the entire region."