Housing in Littleton
Littleton‘s subsidized housing inventory is 12.9% under MGL Chapter 40B
Littleton’s goal: to remain above 10% by being proactive, to remain master of its 40B destiny
Baker/Polito Administration launches Housing Choice initiative.
Littleton's housing efforts featured at Governor's December 11, 2017 launch event. Littleton Selectmen vote on December 18, 2017 to seek designation as "Housing Choice" community.. Read more.
Master Plan housing strategies adopted by town meetings in 2017.
Littleton Town Meeting voters have approved a package of housing strategies contained in the 2017 update of the Master Plan. May 1, 2017 Annual Town Meeting voters had approved Art. 17. Zoning Amendment: Accessory Apartment. October 30, 2017 Special Town Meeting voters approved Articles 5. Zoning amendment: Senior Residential Development, 6. Zoning amendment: Inclusionary Housing; and 7. Establish Affordable Housing Trust Fund: Town By-law; accept state statute.
- Littleton Master Plan
- ATM Article 17 - May 1, 2017 Annual Meeting
- ATM Articles 5, 6 and 7 - October 30, 2017 Special Town Meeting
Housing in Littleton: Best Practices:
Littleton Town Administrator Keith Bergman made a presentation on Littleton's housing efforts at the workshop "Empowering Communities to Meet the Challenge of Sustainable Housing Production" at the Implementing Best Practices: Statewide Conference for Municipal Officials and Staff on Monday, September 18, 2017
Master Plan: Housing Strategies
On April 20, 2017, the Littleton Planning Board voted, pursuant to MGL C.41,§81D, to adopt an updated Master Plan for the Town of Littleton. "Littleton Master Plan 2030" had been prepared by consultant RKG Associates for the Planning Board, the Master Plan Update Steering Committee, and the Board of Selectmen. May 1, 2017 Annual Town Meeting voted to receive the plan as adopted by the Planning Board.
- "Littleton Master Plan 2030" - Housing strategies are discussed in Chapter 5, Housing & Residential Development, pp. 83-101.
Housing Production Plan Update approved
The Massachusetts Department of Housing & Community Development has approved the Town of Littleton's updated Housing Production Plan for the period January 20, 2015 through January 19, 2020. The updated HPP was prepared by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) working with the Town's Housing Committee, and was unanimously approved by the Planning Board on December 11, 2014 and the Board of Selectmen on December 15, 2014.
- Littleton Housing Production Plan
- Housing Production Plan update report / MAPC Presentation
- DCHD approval letter.
Housing that Fits
Littleton Town Administrator Keith Bergman made a presentation on "Housing that Fits: Meeting the Needs of Your Community" at the Massachusetts Municipal Association's 2015 Annual Meeting at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston on Saturday, January 24, 2015.
Proactive Planning to Achieve Safe Harbor
Littleton TA Bergman also made a presentation on "Becoming-- and remaining-- master of community’s 40B destiny: Littleton’s safe harbor" at the “Proactive Planning to Achieve Safe Harbor” workshop on “Chapter 40B: Hot Topics in a Hot Market," sponsored by CHAPA, CPTC, DHCD, MHP, and MassHousing training on Friday, October 2, 2015.
- "Becoming-- and remaining-- master of community’s 40B destiny: Littleton’s safe harbor" presentation
Housing Public Forum #2
The Littleton Housing Committee in partnership with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) held a second public forum on housing on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at the Middle School Cafetorium, 55 Russell Street, Littleton, MA. Help Envision Future Housing for Littleton ‘Housing Production Plan’ will identify housing needs & demand, establish goals for future affordable housing development
Housing Public Forum #1
Tell Us: Housing in Littleton - A public forum about the kind of housing Littleton needs and where was held on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - Littleton Middle School Cafetorium, 55 Russell St., Littleton, MA . The forum was presented by the Town of Littleton Housing Committee in partnership with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC)
Why a Housing Production Plan for Littleton?
MAPC is working with the Town of Littleton to develop a Housing Production Plan (HPP) that will guide market-rate and affordable housing type and location in the community. An HPP will help the Town meet the State-mandated affordable housing target and gain access to State funding.
Chapter 40 B Housing Production Plan - Mass.gov