Breaking down barriers for first-time and first-gen homebuyers and closing the racial wealth gap!

MAHA Statement on Funding for First-Generation Homebuyers in the Build Back Better Act Framework

Dorchester, MA — Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA) incoming executive director Symone Crawford issued the following statement today after President Biden and Congressional leaders released the framework for the Build Back Better Act, which includes significant funding for affordable housing, including a first-generation down payment assistance program inspired by MAHA’s STASH matched savings program for first-gen homebuyers.

Mayoral Candidates Make Commitments on Equitable Homeownership at MAHA/MPDC Forum. Still More Work To Do.

BOSTON, MA – On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA) and the Madison Park Development Corporation hosted mayoral hopefuls Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu at a virtual forum on making access to homeownership more equitable in Boston. Members of both organizations shared their stories and asked the candidates to commit to the most critical steps the new mayor can take to shrink the city's racial homeownership and wealth gaps.

Job Posting: Come Join Our Team!

We Are Hiring! Come join the senior management team at MAHA as Director of Homeownership Operations

MAHA is a non-profit community organization that is dedicated to increasing affordable homeownership, breaking down barriers for first-time and first-generation homebuyers, and closing the racial homeownership gap in Massachusetts.

Join MAHA on Zoom Tonight As Mayoral Candidate Andrea Campbell Answers Our Questions on Narrowing the Racial Homeownership Gap

What would Councilor Campbell do to make homeownership more affordable if she's elected Mayor of Boston? Find out this Monday, June 28th at 7:15pm. Click to Register MAHA's questions focus on support for expansion of the ONE+Boston mortgage program, increasing linkage and other resources for more affordable homeownership opportunities, and support for STASH, our matched-savings program for first generation homebuyers.. These forums are open to all. 

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