Construct Inc., a nonprofit provider of affordable housing, is accepting applications for a three-bedroom, two-bath house on 2.9 acres in Becket for $250,000.

Construct is administering the lottery, which is limited to first-time homebuyers at 80 percent or less of area median income. Applications are due by April 1 and the lottery will be held on April 5.

The project developer is Construct, with support from the Community Preservation Committee of Becket and a Small-Town Housing Initiative Grant.

Applicants must be preapproved for a mortgage before submitting their applications. Information sessions will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, via Zoom.

Visit the “Becket Lottery” page on Construct’s website at constructinc.org for more information about the lottery and how to apply. Applications and questions can be directed to applications@constructberkshire.org, or call 413-528-1985.

Jeannie Maschino can be reached at 413-496-6256 or jmaschino@berkshireeagle.com.

Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.