Valley CDC seeks to empower low and moderate income people and the under-served populations manage and improve the quality of their lives. We accomplish this through the development of affordable housing, providing economic opportunities and encouraging community leadership.
Valley CDC currently focuses on three areas of community economic development:
Valley CDC would like to let our clients, friends, community partners and neighbors know about an exciting new program funded by the Town of Amherst to assist first time homebuyers to buy their first home in Amherst. Schedule an appointment with the Homeownership Coordinator Agree to all terms and conditions of the mortgage subsidy […]
In 2014, the Commonwealth rolled out the Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) Program awarding $3 million in credits to 38 participating organizations from across the Commonwealth. At Valley CDC, we raised approximately 87% of our goal that first year. In 2015, the Commonwealth doubled our award and we raised 150% more in 2015 than 2014. […]
If you are looking to buy a house in Northampton, we still have $3,000 Community Development Block Grants available, for use as down payment assistance. Please contact Donna Cabana at 413.586.5855 x180 or email her for an application at firstname.lastname@example.org
Planning Your Business #1: Why Develop a Business Plan? Why should you develop a business plan? While you know what you’re planning to do, writing a business plan provides you the opportunity to think and decide about how you’re going to make your business a success. Developing three years financial projections enables you to determine that […]
This guide gives you advice for getting a safe, affordable mortgage. If you’re a financial whiz, there may be other ways you can save money. But this guide emphasizes safety and affordability. You might think it’s OK to sign up for a mortgage that will not be affordable over the long term, because you can […]
Valley CDC provides a variety of community economic development programs and services to low and moderate income residents of Northampton, Easthampton, Amherst and Hadley. To volunteer, join a committee or learn about becoming a Board member, please send us an email. Read More about “Get Involved”…