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Citizens' Housing and Planning Association: Housing Committee Members Announced - February 17, 2017

Housing Committee Members Announced - February 17, 2017

The Massachusestts House of Representatives and Senate made their legislative committee assignments this week.  

Rep. Kevin Honan was reappointed as House Chair of the Joint Committee on Housing. Sen. Joseph Boncore was appointed as the new Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Housing.  Other members of the Legislature assigned to the Housing Committee include:

  • Rep. Russell Holmes, Vice Chair
  • Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Robert Koczera
  • Rep. Nick Collins
  • Rep. Christine Barber
  • Rep. Carmine Gentile
  • Rep. Michael Connolly
  • Rep. Solomon Goldstein-Rose
  • Rep. Chynah Tyler
  • Rep. Geoff Diehl
  • Rep. David DeCoste
  • Sen. Michael Barrett
  • Sen. Julian Cyr
  • Sen. Adam Hinds 
  • Sen. Patrick O'Connor

For a full list of House Democrat Committee assignments, please click here. For a full list of the Senate Democrats Committee assignments, please click here.

With these assignments completed, Committees can begin to organize and schedule hearings for the more than 5,700 bills filed at the start of the Legislative Session.

CHAPA looks forward to working with the members of the Housing Committee this session to make sure everyone in the Commonwealth has a safe, healthy, and affordable place to call home.