May 4, 2018
May 4, 2018
The Conference Center at Bentley, LaCava Center
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452
The Chapter 40B Conference: Shaping the 40B Process in Your Community is a training on the most up-to-date information regarding Chapter 40B and how your community can work to expand affordable housing opportunities.
Planning and zoning board members, public officials, municipal staff, affordable housing developers, and housing advocates interested in this important issue are encouraged to attend.
Click here to download the conference brochure.
Cost: $100 by the early bird deadline of Friday, April 20th; $115 after April 20th
Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development
Massachusetts Housing Partnership
Click on the presenters' names for their presentations.
Pre-Conference Session: Chapter 40B Basics
Edward H. Marchant, Principal, EHM/Real Estate Advisor
Conference Welcome & Plenary Speaker
INTRODUCTION: Rachel Heller, Chief Executive Officer, CHAPA
SPEAKER: Chris Kluchman, FAICP, Housing Choice Program Director, Department of Housing and Community Development
Panel 1: Safe Harbor Through Production
MODERATOR: Gregory P. Watson, AICP, MassHousing Manager, Planning and Programs
Phillip DeMartino, Senior Technical Assistance Program Coordinator, Department of Housing & Community Development
Jean J. Delios, Assistant Town Manager, Town of Reading
Connie Kruger, AICP, Select Board, Town of Amherst
Panel 2: Make Local Action Count
MODERATOR: Paul J. Haverty, Esq., Partner, Blatman, Bobrowski & Haverty, LLC
Rieko Hayashi, LIP/HOP Coordinator, Department of Housing and Community Development
Steve Magoon, Director, Community Development and Planning/Assistant Town Manager, Town of Watertown
Evan Belansky, Director of Community Development, Town of Chelmsford
Panel 3: Successful Community Engagement
MODERATOR: Laura F. Shufelt, Assistant Director, Community Assistance, Massachusetts Housing Partnership
Angela J. Cleveland, AICP, Senior Economic Development Planner, Merrimack Valley Planning Commission
Andrew Groff, AICP, Community Development Director, Town of Williamstown
Jennifer Raitt, Director, Planning and Community Development, Town of Arlington
Lunch and Guest Speakers
INTRODUCTION: Clark Ziegler, Executive Director, Massachusetts Housing Partnership
SPEAKERS: Callie Clark and Tom Hopper, Co-Directors, Center for Housing Data, Massachusetts Housing Partnership
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