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Office of Housing & Community Development

The City of New Bedford’s Office of Housing and Community Development website is a resource for community-based programs, plans and possibilities in New Bedford. The Office of Housing and Community Development is comprised of two distinct sections that encompass housing activities and community development activities, both of which are integral to neighborhood revitalization activities for the City of New Bedford.

Click here for an overview of our office, then wander through our site and discover these possibilities in greater detail.
Our offices are located on the second floor of the Anthony S. Catojo Building (the New Bedford Art Museum) at 608 Pleasant Street in downtown New Bedford.

Press Releases

April 15, 2015

389 Cottage Street Neighborhood First Home Ownership Opportunity (Updated)

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/community-development/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2015/389_Cottage_Street_April_May_Final.pdf

No Cost Workshop

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/community-development/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2015/Credit_workshop_Flyer_May_2015_-revised.pdf

April 13, 2015

First Time Home Buyer Seminar

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/community-development/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2015/FTHB_Flyer_June2015.pdf

February 23, 2015

First Time Home Buyer Seminar

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/community-development/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2015/FTHB_Flyer_SEMAR_April_2015.pdf

November 25, 2014

Revitalized New Bedford Property Sold to First Time Home Buyer Ms. Sara Smith Lewis and Family

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/mayor/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2013/pressreleases/2014/11252014_Revitalized_New_Bedford_Property_Sold_to_First_Time_Home_Buyer.pdf

November 7, 2014

City Seeks Public Input in Developing Long-Term Plan for Funding Housing Community Development Priorities

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/mayor/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2013/pressreleases/2014/11072014_City_Seeks_Public_Input_in_Developing_Long-Term_Plan_for_Funding_Housing_Community_Development_Priorities.pdf

October 22, 2014

New Bedford Office of Housing and Community Development Partners With MassHousing to Host “Homebuyer Fair” at the Dartmouth Mall
Homebuyer Fair Flyer

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/mayor/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2013/pressreleases/2014/10222014_New_Bedford_Housing_and_Community_Development_MassHousing_Host_Homebuyer_Fair_at_the_Dartmouth_Mall.pdf

April 22, 2014

Mayor Mitchell, Congressman Keating and Other Local Officials to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/mayor/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2013/pressreleases/2014/042214_CDBG_Program.pdf

April 9, 2014

New Bedford Awarded $1.8 Million Federal Grant to Combat Homelessness

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/mayor/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2013/pressreleases/2014/040914_Homelessness.pdf

March 18, 2014

Mayor Mitchell Announces Release of FY 2014 Draft Action Plan

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/mayor/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2013/pressreleases/2014/03182014_Mayor_Mitchell_Announces_Release_of_FY_2014_Draft_Action_Plan.pdf

March 18, 2014

New Bedford Launches CitiWorks Mini-Grant Program

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/mayor/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2013/pressreleases/2014/03182014_New_Bedford_Launches_CitiWorks_Mini-Grant_Program_2014.pdf

January 28, 2014

New Bedford’s Homeless Service Providers Network to Conduct 2014 Annual Point-in-Time Homeless Count

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/mayor/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2013/pressreleases/2014/012814_Homeless_Count.pdf

January 7, 2014

Mayor Mitchell Encourages Residents to Attend Public Meeting on U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Funding for Fiscal Year 2014

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/mayor/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2013/pressreleases/2014/010714_CDBG_Funding.pdf

OHCD Notices

5 Year Consolidated Plan

Draft 5-Year Consolidated Plan (2015-2020) and Annual Action Plan (2015): The City of New Bedford’s Department of Planning, Housing & Community Development has prepared its Draft Five-Year Consolidated Plan (2015-2020) and One-Year Annual Action Plan (2015). This notice announces the availability of both Draft Plans and that they are now available for public review for 30 days beginning Monday, April 27, 2015 through Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Written comments concerning either/both draft plans described here are encouraged and may be submitted at any time during the 30-day comment period to: Department of Planning, Housing & Community Development, 608 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA 02740.

Five-Year Consolidated Plan – 30 Day Public Comment Notice

Draft Five-Year Consolidated Plan (2015-2020) and One-Year Annual Action Plan (2015)

Annual Action Plan & RFP Documents

CitiWorks Mini-Grant Program 2015

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