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2018 Fair Housing and Equity Landlord award

February 14, 2018

Fair Housing

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Fair Housing and Equity

The Office of Fair Housing and Equity needs your help finding landlords or housing providers who make Boston a healthy and thriving City!

Tenants, the general public, community groups, and landlord and housing providers can submit nominations online. We accept nominations February 1 through March 23, 2018. Self-nominations are accepted.

Nomination must consist of a statement, not more than one type written page or 300 words, stating why the nominee should be recognized.

Nomination statements should include examples of how the nominee has met some or all of the following criteria:

  • provided equal access to obtain and enjoy housing to all prospective and current residents, irrespective of their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, military status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or due to the presence of children or source of income (public assistance, including Section 8)

  • extended efforts to provide and maintain the affordability of some or all of their housing units

  • provided accessible units or reasonable modifications for residents

  • provided reasonable accommodations for residents

  • reduced barriers and increased access to housing and services to persons with limited English proficiency and/or disabilities, and

  • provided services that improve the ability of residents and the community at large to achieve economic, social and educational success.

Nominees may provide up to three letters of reference and other supporting information.

Nominees may provide a video up to 3 minutes. Upload video to Youtube and submit your link via our online uploader.

A Small Landlord (99 housing units or less) and a Large Landlord (100+ housing units) winner will be selected in mid-April, 2017 by the Boston Fair Housing Commission board, and recognized at a Fair Housing Celebration on April 21, 2018.

2018 Landlord Award Nomination Form