The North Suburban Consortium
The North Suburban Consortium (NSC) is an affordable housing consortium that serves the communities of Malden, Medford, Arlington, Chelsea, Everett, Revere, Melrose and Winthrop. The NSC administers a First Time Home Buyer Program for households whose first home will be located in any of those 8 communites. It also utilizes federal HOME funds to create new affordable homeownership and rental units in those communities. Information on affordable homeownership opportunities and the First Time Home Buyer Program are all available on this website.
The lead agency for the North Suburban Consortium is the Malden Redevelopment Authority, as designated by the City of Malden. The other agencies responsible for administering the NSC's programs include the Housing/Community Development Departments of the member communities and other city departments as applicable.
Local Community Action Program (CAP) agencies and various non-profit organizations involved in affordable housing development, services for homeless, elderly, disabled, substance abuse and victims of domestic violence are also play an important role in assisting the NSC member communities in creating and maintaining affordable housing in the North Suburban region. Find out more information on the affordable housing organizations in the NSC jurisdiction by clicking on their links on the resources section of this website.
For information on affordable housing in a specific member community, also feel free to visit the community development web page of that specific community listed under the resources section of this website.
You will find all of the NSC's Annual Action Plans, as well as its 5 Year Strategic Plan and its Year End Reports under the Downloads section.
Click here to view the NSC's Annual Report for Federal Fiscal Year 2011 (July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012). Written or verbal comments shall be accepted until Monday, October 15, 2012 to Bethany Rosa, Director of Community Development, Malden Redevelopment Authority, Malden Government Center, 200 Pleasant Street, Room 621, Malden, MA 02148, telephone 781-324-5720 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to view the NSC's Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing for its member communities (May 15, 2012).
Click here to view the North Suburban Consortium HOME Funds
Draft NSC Consolidated Annual Action Plan is available for public comment. Comments can be submitted by email to email@example.com.
Click link below to review:
NSC Year 4 Action Plan (Draft)
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