Latest CPA News


Strong Show of Support During CPA Bill Hearing
6/10/2015
The Joint Committee on Revenue reviewed testimony supporting An Act to Sustain Community Preservation Revenue (H.2587/S.1459) during their Tuesday hearin
Legislative Conference Committee to Decide on CPA Surplus Funding
5/22/2015
Now that both the House and Senate have weighed in on the idea of transferring state surplus funding to the CPA Trust Fund this fall, the final decision is up to a Conference Committee of House and Senate members.
Budget Amendment Filed in the Senate for CPA
5/15/2015
It's the Senate's turn to weigh in on the FY16 state budget, with debate scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 19th.
Hearing Date Set for CPA Legislation
5/13/2015
A date has been set for the Joint Revenue Committee to hear testimony on “An Act to Sustain Community Preservation Revenue”.
House Budget Includes $10 million for CPA from FY15 surplus
4/29/2015
The Massachusetts House of Representatives decided a $10 million surplus distribution to the Community Preservation Act Trust Fund today.
DOR Issues Estimate for November 2015 CPA Trust Fund Distribution
4/16/2015
The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) has released their projection of the CPA Trust Fund distribution that communities can expect to receive by November 15, 2015.
CPA is on the ballot in Woburn for November 2015!
4/10/2015
CPA is on the ballot in Woburn for November 2015!
House Set to Debate $25 million for CPA
4/9/2015
Representative Peter Kocot (D-Northampton) has filed an amendment to the House budget calling for up to $25 million of the state's FY15 budget surplus, if available, to be transferred to the CPA Trust Fund.
Strong Turnout at CPA Legislative Briefing
4/7/2015
Over 50 legislators and legislative aides joined the Coalition at the State House to hear about the current status of the Community Preservation Act in Massachusetts, and to learn more about pending CPA legislation.
New 2015 HUD Income Limits Released; CPA Limits Posted
3/17/2015
The new 2015 Housing and Urban Development (HUD) income guidelines have been released. These figures are used by CPA communities to determine eligibility for exemptions to the CPA surcharge, and the income limits for those who will occupy CPA-funded community housing developments.
Dedham Residents Launch CPA Campaign Website
3/6/2015
Dedham will be the first community to vote on CPA after the record-setting 11 adoptions from the fall elections just a few months ago, and advocates in the town are working hard to see the same success in their community. The local CPA campaign has launched a new website and Facebook page promoting CPA adoption in Dedham.
Coalition Advocates For Increased CPA Funding
2/10/2015
Coalition Advocates For Increased CPA Funding
Three New Communities Vote to Adopt CPA
11/25/2014
2014 Statewide CPA Trust Fund Distribution Announced
11/24/2014
Today the DOR released the State Trust Fund's distribution representing a 31.46% match for round one.
Three CPA Communities Seeking CPA Administrators
11/23/2014
The towns of Stoughton, Canton and Lexington are hiring candidates to assist with the administration of their Community Preservation Committee.