Working For The Community Preservation Act

The Community Preservation Coalition is an alliance of open space, affordable housing, and historic preservation organizations working with municipalities to help them understand, adopt, and implement the Massachusetts Community Preservation Act (CPA).

The Coalition was formed in the 1990s with the goal of achieving passage of the Community Preservation Act. With leadership and help from our diverse Steering Committee, the Coalition works to preserve Massachusetts communities’ unique character by advocating for and supporting the Community Preservation Act, advancing smart growth and sustainable development for communities across the Commonwealth.

Coalition Seeking Associate Director 

The Coalition is Looking for a New Associate DirectorWith the departure of Kathy Roth, the Coalition is currently accepting applications for the position of Associate Director. Click here to learn more about the position and to apply.


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Technical Assistance Database

A database of reference documents to help you understand and correctly implement CPA.

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Latest CPA News
Sixteen communities will be voting on CPA Adoption this November Learn More About the 16 Communities Voting on CPA Adoption This November


With only one month left until Election Day in November, we wanted to highlight some of the local CPA Adoption campaigns.


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The Coalition is Looking for a New Associate Director Countdown to Election Day -- CPA News Update: October 23, 2016


MassLive: Former Springfield Mayor and four new community organizations endorse CPA adoption.


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