Affordable Housing Initiatives in Orleans

Eight Housing-Related Warrant Articles were approved at May 8, 2023, Town Meeting as part of the long-term effort to address the need for affordable housing. These articles represent additional tools that can be used in that effort.

The Town has many activities underway to add to or improve affordable housing the affordable housing stock. Several are listed here. Click on each to find out more details and to link to external websites or source documents.

The Town of Orleans has active projects to add affordable housing to the Town’s housing stock. Developing new affordable housing is a long, complicated, and expensive proposition, with each project taking several years. Continual efforts are needed to build and add to a “pipeline” of projects so that new units can be made available over time. The current status of the active projects is indicated by dates completed; future major milestones are also listed. Click here to view the summary.