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Posted on: January 31, 2020

30 Day Review Period: Chapter 40B Comprehensive Permit

132 Northampton road home

The Department of Housing and Community Development notified the Town of Amherst on Friday, January 31st that Valley Community Development Corporation had applied under the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program for preliminary approval of the proposed Studio Apartment Supportive Housing at 132 Northampton Road project in Amherst. The project will include 28 small studio apartments affordable to extremely low to low income individuals, with support services provided on site.

The 30-day review period begins today, Friday, January 31, 2020. Any comments made during this time will be considered by the Department of Housing and Community Development prior to their issuance of a project eligibility determination.

More information on this project can be found on the project page on the Town of Amherst’s website:  Comments may be submitted from this webpage under the “Project Eligibility” section. 

Comments may also be made in writing via email addressed to: or on paper addressed to Christine Brestrup, Planning Director, Town of Amherst, 4 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA 01002.

Please submit comments no later than the end of day on Thursday, February 27th.

Those interested can subscribe to notifications about this project by visiting our Notify Me page at 

For Immediate Release: January 31, 2020 | Contact: Brianna Sunryd,

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