MBTA Communities Multi-Family Zoning Requirement

  1. MBTA Communities Zoning Language

    Zoning amendment to be considered at the December 2023 Special Town Meeting to comply with Section 3A of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 40A

  2. MBTA Communities Website

    The state's website for the Multifamily Zoning Requirement for MBTA Communities. This site is frequently updated with news and guidance from the Executive Office of Housing and Livable Communities..

  3. MHP Website

    The Massachusetts Housing Partnership has assembled analysis and resources to help municipalities understand and implement the MBTA Communities law.

  4. "Residensity" Tool

    The Massachusetts Housing Partnership has developed an interactive mapping tool that shows density statistics and land-use breakdowns in a user-defined area.

  5. Attorney General Compliance Advisory (PDF)

    Advisory distributed on March 15, 2023, from the Office of the Attorney General that clarifies requirements imposed on towns and cities by the MBTA Communities Law and explains that all MBTA Communities must comply.