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Last updated: 09/12/2019 - 11:49am

Committee on Housing and Community Development hearing on Dockets #0111, #0768, and #1183

The Committee on Housing and Community Development will meet to discuss Dockets #0111, #0768, and #1183.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0111

    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to accept and expend the amount of One Hundred Twenty-Three Thousand Seven Hundred Fifteen Dollars ($123,715.00) in the form of a grant, for the FY19 Fair Housing Assistance Program, awarded by the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development to be administered by the Boston Fair Housing and Equity Commission. 
     

  2. Docket #0768

    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston acting through its Department of Neighborhood Development, to accept and expend payments in the amount of Thirty Million ($30,000,000.00) given by the City of Boston’s Inclusionary Development Policy Fund for the purpose of producing and preserving affordable housing in the City of Boston. 

  3. Docket #1183

    Message and order authorizing the City of Boston to apply for, accept and expend Federal Fiscal Year 2019 Continuum of Care Program grant funds from the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development in an amount not to exceed Thirty-Three Million Dollars ($33,000,000.00). These funds will be used to support programs that provide services and housing to the homeless 


    These matters are sponsored by the Mayor and were referred to the Committee on Housing and Community Development #0111 on (1/9/19), #0768 on (5/8/19) and #1183 on (8/21/19).

    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 (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 address 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 committee.

    Committee Liaison: Juan Lopez

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

    Telephone Number: 617-635-3041 Fax Number: 617-635-4203  

    E-mail: juan.lopez@boston.gov

    Broadcast: Live on Comcast Channel 8/RCN 82/Verizon 1964 and streamed on:

    boston.gov/city-council-tv (except off-site hearings)