On August 29th, 2015 the Lyman Terrace Tenant Association, Lyman Terrace residents and staff of the Holyoke Housing Authority celebrated the harvest of the Lyman Terrace raised garden beds at the tenant associations 3rd annual block party.
The HHA held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday August 14th to reveal improvements made to the three playgrounds at Toepfert Apartments. A collaboration between Toepfert Apartments tenants,Tenant Association Members and the HHA made these improvements possible. A big thanks to all those involved in this project for all of their hard work in creating more appealing spaces in which our youth can play.
To prepare residents for homeownership, the Authority is pleased to be able to provide, through a grant from the City’s Community Development Block Grant program, first-time homebuyer educational workshop courses. The purpose of the Holyoke Housing Authority’s homebuyer counseling program is to educate and counsel prospective homebuyers to make informed, voluntary decisions regarding the home buying process. The series covers such topics as: finding the right mortgage product, working with a Realtor, fair housing, home inspection and budgeting. The workshops are offered four times a year, two in English and two in Spanish.