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The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston Announces it Will Offer $20.6 million for the 2014 Affordable Housing Program - May 13, 2014

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston Announces it Will Offer $20.6 million for the 2014 Affordable Housing Program 

The online application period begins July 28. Applications are due September 12.

Please register for one of the upcoming AHP training sessions at the Bank’s website:

May 22 – Framingham
June 5 – Springfield
July 16 – FHLBBoston’s offices in Boston

PRRAC Launches Housing Mobility Website - May 8, 2014

The Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC) has launched a collaborative website, housingmobility.org, which includes video, audio and photos of families participating in regional housing mobility pro

CHAPA Executive Director Brenda Clement elected as the Chair of the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) - May 7, 2014

CHAPA Executive Director Brenda Clement was elected last week to serve as the Chair of the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC). Founded 40 years ago, the NLIHC is a national non-profit research and advocacy organization based in Washington D.C. The NLIHC works on a broad range of housing policy issues that affect low income people, and publishes research and analysis to illuminate America's affordable housing shortage.

Housing Briefs - May 6, 2014

 

To view the May 2014 Housing Briefs Newsletter please click here.

National Housing Trust Fund Action Alert for Massachusetts - May 2, 2014

SUPPORT THE NATIONAL HOUSING TRUST FUND - Sign on to a Letter TODAY (May 2) Urging Senator Warren and other Senate Banking Committee Members to Work Together on Johnson-Crapo Bill

Rebuilding the Commonwealth Recovering from the Foreclosure Crisis and Setting the Foundation for Future Success - April 29, 2014

Rebuilding the Commonwealth Recovering from the Foreclosure Crisis and Setting the Foundation for Future Success
 
In 2007, the country confronted the beginning of a foreclosure crisis that drove the entire economy into the largest recession since the Great Depression.
 
More than 5 million people lost their homes nationwide.
 

Reports from Issues Working Groups for Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Transition Team - April 24, 2014

Reports from Working Groups for Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Transition Team
 
On November 5th, 2013, the people of Boston elected Martin J.  Walsh to be their mayor, marking the first change of administration  in twenty years. Please click HERE to read the full report from the Transition Team 
 

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