General Housing Affordability Assistance for Homeowners and Renters

Affordable Housing Ownership Opportunities


The Massachusetts-based Citizens Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA) maintains a registry of affordable housing units for sale, including units right here in Chelmsford. The registry provides details for each unit, including the address, price, photographs, maps, and contact information.

CHAPA also provides a registry for finding ownership and rental units for people with disabilities.

As well as a guide for searching for homes for people with disabilities.

Guide to Affordable Housing Opportunities


The state Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) provides a guide for Massachusetts families seeking affordable housing opportunities.

MassHousing provides resources and information for Massachusetts renters trying to find affordable rental units.

Housing Finance Education


MassSaves, a program run by the Massachusetts Financial Education Collaborative and funded by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, provides educational materials and resources for current and prospective Massachusetts homeowners.