Complete Guide to Massachusetts M.G.L 40H certified CDCs

The CDC is building affordable apartments you are looking for. Here’s how to get in touch with them.

A CDC or Community Development Corporation is a non-profit organization formed to provide affordable housing inventory to residents living in Massachusetts.  This list was created in 2015. New ones may be operating. Please report  any links that no longer work or tell us about new CDCs not on this list.

CDC Directory of Massachusetts 2020 updating

FRESH Listed: Feb 11th, Elderly 62+
Access the application forms to apply
1st come, 1st served, NATICK MA
rents 80%AMI, $1465.00 – 1836.00
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Asian Community Development Corporation Boston website
ACDC now has five properties in its portfolio that include 756 homes of which 375 are
affordable. Three developments in Chinatown account for 702 newly built homes. ACDC received nearly 4,400 applications for the 95 affordable rental units in at the 300 suite building at 66 Hudson at One Greenway. Families begin moving into One Greenway in August 2015.  

Allston Brighton Community
Development Corporation
20 Linden Street, Suite 288
Allston, MA 02134
Phone: 617-787-3874, Fax: 617-787-0425

Belmont Town of Belmont Affordable Housing
Public Housing – website link
Waiting lists for all state and federal programs are currently open and applications may be obtained Monday through Friday between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. at the main office located at 59 Pearson Road or by calling (617) 484-2160. Direct questions about applying for apartments or buying a home to the Office of Community Development.
Belmont Housing Trust info. https://www.belmont-ma.gov/housing-trust/events/162913


CDC of Southern Berkshire
Community Development Corporation of (CDCSB)
P.O. Box 733
17 Bridge Street
Great Barrington MA 01230
p 413.528.7788, f 413.528.4978, info@cdcsb.org
Over the last five years, we have leveraged over $13 million in public and private investment for southern Berkshire County and created fifty affordable housing units.

Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp
Showcases apartments at 702 Washington Street Dorchester Ma 02124, 617.825.8888;
173 Columbia Road, Dorchester MA, 617.287.9580 and 193 Talbot Ave., Dorchester MA 02124, 617.265.3200 on their

Coalition for a Better Acre ( in Lowell)
517 Moody Street, Floor 3, Lowell, MA 01854-4014
Tel: 978-452-7523 | Fax: 978-452-4923 | info@cbacre.org
Coalition for a Better Acre has been responsible for the development of 425 residential rental units and sold an additional 50 homes to first-time homebuyers.

Lexington Housing Partnership
click for the current list of Lexington Affordable Housing Opportunities.

Randolph – the Town of Randolph has public housing. There is Elderly Drive built in 1967 with 48 one bedroom units on Mill Street; Sunshine Avenue was built a year later with 64 one bedroom units on Oak Street and there is DeCeIle Drive built in 1975 with 124 one bedroom units offNorth Street where the RHA or Randolph Housing Authority office  – Phone (781) 961-1400,
Fax (781) 963-0251;  is located.   Checkout http://www.randolphhousingauthority.org/properties/

Worcester Common Ground
5 Piedmont Street Worcester, MA 01610 508-754-0908
The WCG CDC finances community development. Over 128 affordable units are in its care.

Worcester Community Housing Resources
contact: Olivia Cepeda Office Manager/Finance Assistant (508) 799-0322 ext. 100.  See affordable houses and condos for sale and rentals for income-qualified tenants on its web link above site.

Worcester East Side CDC
310 Highland Street Worcester, MA 016042, 508-799-6942
See what they have to offer.