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Assessment of Fair Housing

Last updated: 8/14/17

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

Meeting schedule

Date and register link

Time

Neighborhood / Focus

Location

Information

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

August 22 agenda

Tuesday, August 29
To RSVP (space is limited)
Lunch & Discussion
1:30-3:30 pm
Fair Housing and LGBT Aging Suffolk Law School, 4th Floor, Faculty Dining Room,
120 Tremont St., Boston

August 29 flier

Tuesday, September 12
To Register
Refreshments
5:30pm
Discussion
5:45-8:00pm
Fair Housing & Health in East Boston Umana Academy, 312 Border St, East Boston

September 12 flier (English)
September 12 flier (Spanish)

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 11 August 22 September 25 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)