Effective January 6, 2022, there will be a mask mandate for all public indoor spaces within the City of Holyoke.

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Fair Housing Commission

The Fair Housing Commission works to eliminate discrimination and increase access to housing through investigation and enforcement, affirmative marketing, and inter-agency coordination.

Fair Housing and Equity Assessment

Fair Housing Commission

Mr.. Aaron Vega, Director, Planning and Economic Development

Mr. Matthew Mainville, Director, Holyoke Housing Authority

Ms. Nilka Ortiz, Executive Assistant to the Mayor

Mr. Gregory Virgilio, Virgilio Property Management

Ms. Gladys Lebron-Martinez, City Councilor

Ms. Alicia Zoeller, Administrator, Office for Community Development

Mr. Richard Romboletti, Community Member

Ms. Betsy Misch, Community Member

Choosing where you live is a right.   Here are some excellent resources if you have questions about Fair Housing-

MA Fair Housing Center

MA Justice Project

HUD Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

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Have you found Closed Doors When Looking for Housing? English & Spanish

Fair Housing Domestic Violence Victims

Fair Housing Sexual Orientation

Fair Housing HIV-AIDS

Vivienda justa para individuos con VIH/SIDA

Fair Housing Physical Disabilities

Vivienda justa para individuos con discapacidades fisicas

Fair Housing Mental Disabilities

Fair Housing Mental Disabilities Espanol

Fair Housing Families with Children

Discriminacion contra familias con ninos

Fair Housing for Individuals Receiving Public or Housing Assistance

Fair Housing Public or Housing Assistance Espanol

American Rescue Plan Act Funds Provide Relief and Recovery Grants to Holyoke Businesses

Posted on January 18, 2022

American Rescue Plan Act Funds Provide Relief and Recovery Grants to Holyoke Businesses Over $400,000 to date committed to helping small businesses in hard-hit sectors make it through the winter months HOLYOKE - Small businesses in Holyoke that have been hard hit by the Covid 19 pandemic and resultant restrictions have been accessing a Relief...

City Council Seeks Candidates for Water Commissioner Vacancies

Posted on January 6, 2022

The City Council will be making appointments to fill two vacancies for Water Commissioner at their next meeting on Tuesday, January 18th. One appointment will be to fill the remaining two years of the term for the seat that had been held by John Barrett who passed away last year. The term will expire at...


Posted on January 4, 2022

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS CITY OF HOLYOKE BOARD OF HEALTH COVID-19 MANDATORY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR WEARING OF MASKS OR OTHER FACE COVERINGS IN THE CITY OF HOLYOKE  WHEREAS, the City of Holyoke continues to see an alarming increase in positive COVID-19 cases, especially in the younger population; and WHEREAS, the Delta and Omicron variants are...
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