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Affordable housing in Pittsfield helps pave path to home ownership

Elaine Houston & WNYT Staff
Created: October 18, 2019 07:58 PM

They are six words that inspired a music video, a documentary and a lot of conversation.

However, in Pittsfield, the phrase, "The rent is too damn high," is real.

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According to the Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity, high rent is keeping many people from owning a home.

Habitat is trying to change that with some new affordable units.

Six units of affordable housing are being built on Gordon Street – about an acre of land.

It is a happening because of a number of partnerships.

Learn more about the partnerships and how it will put residents on a path towards home ownership in the future, by watching the video of Elaine Houston's story.


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