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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.

Information Pamphlet

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

Draft #1
Public Hearing Comment Period Ends Draft #2
Public Hearing Comment Period Ends Submit AFH
to HUD
June 1 To be scheduled July 14 August 3 To be scheduled September 18 October 4

Resources: Tables, Maps, and Data


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)

Encuesta (en español)