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Committee on Housing and Community Development Working Session on Dockets #0218 and 0587

Support tenants facing eviction and displacement, and the creation of temporary rental assistance to support residents impacted by COVID-19. 

Discussion Topics

  1. Dockets #0218 and #0587

    Docket #0218 – Order for a hearing to discuss ways to support tenants facing eviction and displacement.

    Docket #0587 – Order for a hearing regarding the creation of temporary rental assistance to support residents impacted by COVID-19. 

    These matters are sponsored by Councilor Ed Flynn (0218) and Councilor Lydia Edwards (0587) and were referred to the Committee on Housing and Community Development on (0218) January 15, 2020 and (0587) April 1, 2020.

    NOTICE: The Boston City Council may have a quorum in attendance due to standing committees of the City Council consisting of both voting and non-voting members.  However, members attending this duly posted meeting are participating and deliberating only in conjunction with the business of the standing committee.

    Public testimony

    Members of the public are cordially invited to attend, but there will be no public comment period - Via Zoom Meeting, please email juan.lopez@boston.gov for the Zoom link. A comprehensive list of ways to view and participate in this hearing will be posted on line prior to the start of the hearing at boston.gov/city-council-tv

    Committee Liaison: Juan Lopez

    Mail Address: Boston City Council, One City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA  02201

    Fax Number: 617-635-4203 – Attn: Dockets #0218 and #0587