Joint Committee Meeting on CHAMP (Public Housing & Rental Assistance)

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June 6, 2023
June 6, 2023

Virtual Meeting
Boston, MA 02108
United States

At this meeting, we shall discuss the online application for Public Housing & voucher programs - CHAMP (Common Housing Application for Massachusetts Programs). We will explore what works and what doesn't in the CHAMP system and potential recommendations for effective use.


  • Welcome & Introductions 
  • Rental Assistance & Public Housing Updates
  • CHAMP - What works & what doesn't
    • Concerns with CHAMP (Applicants' perspective) & ASG update - Judith Liben (Mass. Law Reform Institute) & Laura Camara (Justice Center Southwest MA)
    • Concerns with CHAMP (Housing Authority perspective) & Moving MRVP on CHAMP - Gina Govoni (Franklin County Regional Housing & Redevelopment Authority)
  • Discussion on Recommendations for CHAMP Improvements 
  • Next Steps 

If you wish to share additional information/ examples on issues with CHAMP, please feel free to reach out to Abhi Kurve,

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