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Assessment of Fair Housing

Assessment of Fair Housing

To meet HUD requirements, the City of Boston is making an Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) in Boston.

To make this a successful and meaningful process, we are asking for your input and engagement. Our Information Pamphlet is available in six languages.

Still have questions? Contact:
Neighborhood Development
26 Court Street
8th, 9th, and 11th Floors
Boston, MA 02108-2501
United States
Send us your comments

Submit comments or add your name to our mailing list:
dndassessment@boston.gov

Assessment of Fair Housing Working Draft #1

Meeting schedule

Date and register link

Time

Neighborhood / Focus

Location

Information

Tuesday, June 13

Refreshments
5:30 p.m.

Discussion
5:45 – 8 p.m.

Fair Housing
and Health in Mattapan

Mildred Avenue Community Center,
5 Mildred Ave., Mattapan

Presentation

Meeting Flyers:

English

Spanish

Haitian Creole

Wednesday, June 21

Discussion
6 – 8 p.m.

Citywide Hearing
(all Neighborhoods)
Hearing – Feedback on AFH Draft #1

Anna M Cole Community Center,
10 Lamartine Street, Ext. Jamaica Plain

Agenda

 

Wednesday, June 28

Refreshments 5:30 p.m.

Discussion
5:45 – 8 p.m.

Fair Housing
and Health
in Charlestown

Harvard-Kent School,
50 Bunker Hill Street, Charlestown

Meeting Flyers:

English

Spanish

Wednesday, August 2

 

Refreshments 5:30 p.m.

Discussion 5:45 – 8 p.m.

Fair Housing
and Health
in Dorchester

Great Hall,
6 Norfolk Street, Codman Square, Dorchester

 

Tuesday, August 22

Discussion 6 – 8 p.m.

Citywide Hearing
(all Neighborhoods) Hearing – Feedback on AFH Draft #2

Boston Public Library / Copley 
McKim 
700 Boylston St.
Commonwealth Salon

Agenda

Timeline

Draft #1
Issued,
45-Day
Comment
Period Starts

Public
Hearing
Comment
Period
Ends
Draft #2
Issued,
45-Day
Comment
Period Starts
Public
Hearing
Comment
Period
Ends
Submit AFH
to HUD
June 12 June 21 July 27 August 8 August 22 September 21 October 4

Resources: Tables, Maps, and Data

Resources

AFFH Data and Mapping Tool (Maps 1-17)  Interactive  

To access Boston maps:

  • Select State = MA
  • Select Jurisdiction = Boston (CDBG, HOME ESG)
  • Select any Map – 17 total
  • Select the drop down menu
    AFFH mapping navigation icon
      in the top left corner of tool bar
  • Data Version, select this version
     
    AFFH mapping select number
  • Menu options
    AFFH mapping navigation list

     
  • Click on symbol
    AFFH mapping information symbol
     (top right of tool bar) to customize map settings

 Materials from April 25, 2017 meeting at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury

Powerpoint Presentation

Take our survey

Take a short (eight-question) survey about your experiences renting or owning in Boston.

Survey (in English)

Survey (in Spanish)