The latest information about the association, our brokerage community, and the real estate industry.
Real Estate Developments - June 2021
Collected local articles about real estate developments across the North Shore.
Real Estate Developments - May 2021
Collected real estate development articles from around the North Shore for the month of May 2021.
Salem Passes ADU Ordinance
The Salem City Council voted 7-4 to pass the Affordable Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance.
Public Hearing for Salem ADU Ordinance
Tomorrow, March 30 at 6:30pm, a Joint Meeting of the Salem Planning Board and the City Council will hold a Public Hearing about the Affordable Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance.
210 Affordable Units Maintained Through 2071 in Lynn
The Lynn Economic Development & Industrial Corporation (EDIC) has come to an agreement with Crowninshield Management Corporation to maintain the 210 Affordable Housing units as affordable in the Harbor Loft Apartments until 2071.
Gloucester Public Hearing on Inclusionary Zoning Amendment
At a Public Hearing held by the Gloucester Planning Board it was voted unanimously to move the amendment of the Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance to the City Council.
Greater Lynn State of the Region
Municipal leaders from Lynn and Swampscott presented on the State of the Region.
Gloucester Proposes Inclusionary Housing Ordinance Change
The Planning Board has drafted a proposal that would amend the Gloucester Inclusionary Housing Ordinance in an effort to increase the supply of housing available to low-income and very-low income households.
Teacher Preference Housing Examined in Salem
The City of Salem, working with the local district council of the Urban Land Institute, has conducted a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) to examine Teacher Preference Housing on the 61-acre lot of Salem High School.
Details on New COVID-19 Relief Package for REALTORS®
On December 21st a new COVID-19 Relief Package was agreed upon that will provide direct payments, extend PUA, and more.
2021 FHA Conforming Loan Limits
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) had announced new, increased conforming loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac backed loans.