Help For Creating Affordable Housing

Citizen’s Guide


Credit Check Assistance 

Salisbury Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF Guidelines HERE)

HDF Multifamily Loan Fund – HDF offers a wide variety of financing products to promote and facilitate the rehabilitation, new construction, and preservation of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income households, including multifamily housing, seniors housing, and special needs housing. HDF is one of the few local sources of long-term, below-market financing for affordable housing in its service area. For more information, visit:

LISC – Connecticut LISC offers project financing for predevelopment, acquisition and/or construction of affordable housing to non-profit housing organizations. LISC also provides grants to help local partner organizations expand their capacity. For more information, visit:

Housing US – Accessory Apt Program an initiative of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, provides low interest loans (1.5%) to eligible homeowners who are interested in building an apartment in their home, garage, or barn. The loan would not have to be repaid until the home is sold. To be eligible for this funding a homeowner must live in the town where they work and meet certain income qualifications. Visit for more information.