Governor Patrick Launches

New website will assist potential home owners throughout all stages of home buying process

BOSTON – August, 20, 2014 – Today, Undersecretary of Housing and Community Development Aaron Gornstein announced the launch of, a website developed to assist potential homebuyers purchase their first home. The website, created under the Massachusetts Homeownership Compact announced by Governor Deval Patrick, will provide information on finding affordable and reliable state sponsored mortgage products.

“This website offers a very concrete reinforcement of the Patrick Administration’s commitment to affordable homeownership,” said Aaron Gornstein, Undersecretary for the Department of Housing and Community Development. “Potential first time homebuyers can find the critical information they need to make an informed decision about this hugely important investment in their futures.”

"MAHA is excited to be part of the launch of this important new website,” said Tom Callahan, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance. “ will be a valuable tool for first-time homebuyers shopping for the best mortgages from responsible lenders."

Vote for Governor, Attorney General and Treasurer TODAY 7AM-8PM

Yes, Labor Day just happened. But today, on September 9th from 7AM until 8PM, voters will narrow down the list of candidates vying for statewide office.

Voters will choose a Democrat and Republican candidate for the major statewide offices to face off in November. Don't leave that decision to someone else.

MAHA and our non-profit partners in the Homeownership Action Network asked the four candidates for State Treasurer two questions about responsible lending. Read the candidate guide here. And their full answers here.

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