21 Mechanic Street is home to Dukes County Regional Housing Authority and the Island Housing Trust and serves as a clearinghouse for rental and home ownership opportunities and as a location for collaborative effort toward the development and management of affordable year-round housing on Martha’s Vineyard.
The Dukes County Regional Housing Authority offers year-round rentals and assistance developed with the towns and the Island Housing Trust and assists with home ownership lotteries, affordability monitoring and regional planning. housingauthoritymarthasvineyard.org
The Island Housing Trust is a developer and builder for ownership and rental properties, often working with the different towns and state funding sources. The IHT partners with the Housing Authority for its rental programs and ownership lotteries. ihtmv.org