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Committee on Housing and Community Development hearing on Docket #0367

Order for a hearing regarding homeownership. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Edwards and the Sponsors are Councilors Bok, Edwards, and Breadon. 

The public can offer testimony.

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  1. 0367

    Order for a hearing regarding homeownership assistance including for first-generation homeowners.

    This matter was referred to the Committee on February 24, 2021.  

    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.

    Attendance

    In accordance with Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, modifying certain requirements of the Open Meeting Law and relieving public bodies of certain requirements, including the requirement that public bodies conduct its meetings in a public place that is open and physically accessible to the public, the City Council will be conducting this hearing virtually. This enables the City Council to carry out its responsibilities while adhering to public health recommendations and ensuring public access to its deliberations through adequate, alternative means.  The public may watch this hearing via livestream at boston.gov/city-council-tv or via broadcast on Xfinity 8/RCN 82/Fios 964.

    Public Testimony

    Members of the public wishing to testify virtually via videoconference should email the staff contact for a link and instructions to do so. Written testimony may be sent to the Committee or staff email (below) and will be made a part of the record and available to all Councilors.

    Staff Contact: Ron Cobb

    Committee Emailccc.housing@boston.gov 

    Staff Emailron.cobb@boston.gov  Staff Telephone: 617-635-3040

    Broadcast on Xfinity 8/RCN 82/Fios 964 and streamed at: boston.gov/city-council-tv

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