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Last updated: 06/16/2017 - 10:42am

Committee on Housing and Community Development Hearing on Dockets 0800 and 0802

DND grants: docket #0800 for $30,000,000 for affordable housing and docket #0802 for $24,500,000 to support various housing programs. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Josh Zakim. The Sponsor of the matters is Mayor Martin J. Walsh.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0800

    #0800: Message and order authorizing the Department of Neighborhood Development to accept and    expend payments of Thirty Million Dollars ($30,000,000.00) given to the City of Boston's Inclusionary Development Policy Fund for the purpose of producing and preserving affordable housing in the City of Boston.

  2. Docket #0802

    #0802: Message and order authorizing the Department of Neighborhood Development to apply for, accept and expend a Federal Fiscal Year 2017 Housing and Community Development Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the amount of Twenty-Four Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($24,500,000.00). The grant will support the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership Program, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS and the Emergency Solution Grant.

    These matters were sponsored by the Mayor and referred to committee on June 7, 2017.  

    PUBLIC TESTIMONY

    Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify.  If you have not testified at a Council hearing before, please arrive five (5) minutes before the call of the hearing to sign up and become familiar with the hearing format, testimony locations, and sound system.  Please bring fifteen (15) copies of any written documentation you wish to present at the hearing.  If you know of others who may be interested in this hearing, kindly notify them.

    Written comments may be made part of the record and available to all councilors by sending them by email, fax, or mail to arrive before the hearing, please use the information below. 

    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 committees.

    Mail Address:        Dockets #0800 & 0802, City Council, City Hall 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02201

    Fax Number:          (617) 635-4203, Docket s#0800 & 0802

    Committee Email:             ccc.housing@boston.gov

    Staff Email:                        daisy.delarosa@boston.gov

    Telephone Number:          (617) 635-3625

    Comcast 8/RCN 82 date:   Live

    View live or on-demand webcast at: www.cityofboston.gov/citycouncil/live.asp

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