Application Forms + Guidelines

Please contact one of the staff identified below prior to applying for CEDAC funds. Please note that predevelopment and acquisition loan applications are due to CEDAC at least three weeks prior to board meetings. A list of upcoming CEDAC board meetings is available on the Board and Staff page.

Sarah McKeever

Housing Innovations Fund, Facilities Consolidation Fund, and Community Based Housing

Kuehn Planning Grants

Vacant Site Acquisition Fund

Roger Herzog

Housing Preservation and Policy

Predevelopment and Acquisition Loans, Line of Credit, and Bridge Loans

  • CEDAC Development Assistance Program
  • State Housing Bond Funding
Predevelopment, Line of Credit & Acquisition Loans
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Guidelines/Terms & Conditions

Guidelines for CEDAC Development Assistance Programs
Terms and Conditions CEDAC Development Assistance Loans
Terms and Conditions CEDAC/Home Funders Predevelopment Loan
Terms and Conditions Line of Credit
Terms and Conditions CEDAC Acquisition Loan Program
Sample Closing Agenda CEDAC Acquisition Loan Program
Terms and Conditions CEDAC/Home Funders Acquisition Loan Program


Application for Initial Feasibility Assistance (IFA)
Application for Predevelopment and Acquisition Assistance
Predevelopment Loan Increase Request
Predevelopment Loan Requisition Instructions
Predevelopment Loan Requisition Certification Form
Predevelopment Loan Requisition - Itemized Invoice List
Predevelopment Requisition ACH Form

Kuehn Planning Grants

Kuehn Planning Grant - Guidelines (Rounds 1-3)
Kuehn Planning Grant - Guidelines (Round 4)
Kuehn Planning Grant - Guidelines (Round 5) - Current Round
Kuehn Planning Grant - Application
Kuehn Planning Grant - Requisition Certification Form
Vacant Site Acquisition Fund Overview
BTOP Application FY 2024
Housing Innovations Fund (HIF), Facilities Consolidation Fund (FCF) and Community Based Housing (CBH)

Most projects seeking these funds must apply through competitive rounds announced by DHCD ( Projects seeking FCF or CBH funding must receive certification from Department of Mental Health (DMH) or Department of Developmental Services (DDS) for FCF funds, or the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) for CBH funds and must submit a copy of the project’s full DHCD Preliminary Application with CBH or FCF addendum to CEDAC and to the relevant EOHHS agency. Group homes seeking FCF funds with no other resources from the Commonwealth may submit pre-applications to CEDAC and DDS or DMH on a rolling basis.

Document Title Download
Housing Innovations Fund (HIF)
Terms and Conditions HIF Program Guidelines
Facilities Consolidation Fund (FCF)
FCF Program Guidelines
FCF Program Design and Cost Guide for DDS Group Homes
FCF Program Design Guide for Integrated DDS Units
FCF Group Home Tip Sheet *Read First*
FCF Integrated DDS Units Tip Sheet
FCF Duplex Policy
FCF Preliminary Application
Community Based Housing (CBH)
CBH Program Guidelines
CBH Design Guidelines - Updated 2020
CBH Frequently Asked Questions
CBH Tenant Selection Plan
Supplier Diversity Resources
MBE and WBE Self Evaluation for DHCD OneStop Submissions
How to Complete and Submit the DHCD MBE and WBE Self Evaluation
HIF/FCF/CBH Compliance Documents
HIF/FCF/CBH Loan Compliance: Required Documentation
HIF/FCF/CBH Requisition Package Checklist
Requisition Tips for HIF, HPSTF, FCF & CBH
Cash Flow Template
HIF/FCF/CBH Compliance Affidavit
CEDAC Subordination and Refinancing Approval Criteria
MassDocs Requisition Certificate
Final Certification of Sources & Uses

For questions about any of the forms above, please contact Jaclyn Pacejo, Lending Operations Manager, at (617) 727-5944.

For questions about HIF, FCF, CBH and HPSTF compliance materials and requirements (audits, cash flow statements, insurance certificates and affidavits) please contact Veronica Pelletier, Portfolio Associate, at (617) 727-5944.