The latest information about the association, our brokerage community, and the real estate industry.
UCH-TIF District Proposed in Salem
Salem is considering implementing an Urban Center Housing Tax Increment Finance District (UCH-TIF) to help facilitate the redevelopment of Leefort Terrace.
Danvers 2023 CPA Petition
Citizens of Danvers, including NSR town monitor Dan Bennett, are working to collect the required 1,100 signatures for a petition that would place the acceptance of the Community Preservation Act (CPA) on the ballot for the May 2, 2023, town election.
Merrimac Receives Redevelopment Grant
Merrimac has been awarded $250,000 in state assistance from the Brownfield Redevelopment Fund to help recover the contaminated site located at 2 Littles Court, off Route 110.
Essex Land Purchase
At Essex’s Fall Town Meeting, residents approved the town’s plan to purchase an 11.5-acre parcel of land located at 30 Apple Street.
Gloucester ARPA Funding
Gloucester has announced the project allocations for the city’s first tranche of ARPA funding.
Manchester ADU Zoning Change Tabled
Manchester-by-the-Sea held a Special Town Meeting which adjourned before voters considered zoning changes related to ADUs, conservation cluster zoning, and senior housing.
Lynnfield Master Plan
The Lynnfield Planning Department is in the early stages of developing a master plan.
Wenham ARPA Funding Allocations
Wenham is seeking resident feedback about how to invest approximately $1.4 million dollars in ARPA funding.
Marblehead ADU Public Forum
The Marblehead Planning Board is holding a Public Forum on Tuesday November 15, 2022, from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM to discuss the town’s working draft Acessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) ordinance.
Salem ADU Public Hearing
The Salem City Council will hold Joint Public Meeting with the Planning Board on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 6:30 P.M. to discuss the proposed zoning amendments to the affordable ADU ordinance.
Marblehead Net Zero Roadmap
The Green Marblehead Committee met with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to discuss Marblehead’s draft net zero roadmap.
Merrimack Valley Planning Commission to Update Strategies
The Merrimack Valley Planning Commission received grants from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and Department of Housing and Community Development to update their strategies to reduce the burden of rent and homeownership for area residents.