RIHousing: Launching the Municipal Technical Assistance Program
The Municipal Technical Assistance Program (MTAP) provides resources for cities and towns to support increased local housing production.
The program is administered by RIHousing according to guidelines approved by the RI Housing Resources Commission's Coordinating Committee and in collaboration with the Department of Housing and is funded through the State's Housing Protection Fund (HPF). $4 million of the initial capitalization of the HPF has been reserved for MTAP.
Eligible applicants are Rhode Island cities and towns, who can apply to receive technical assistance from a pool of consultants. The proposal must fall within the categories of eligible activities:
The program is now open to municipalities and applications will be considered on a rolling basis subject to funding availability.
Courtesy of RIHousing