Preventing Homelessness & Promoting Housing Stability: RAFT & Other Upstream Options for Stabilizing Tenancies

December 3, 2019
December 3, 2019

One Beacon Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
United States

Presentation of Metro Housing FY19 RAFT Report

Molly Butman, Assistant Director, Metro Housing|Boston

Panelists (in formation)

Sheila Dillon, Housing Chief, City of Boston

Thea James, MD, Vice President, Boston Medical Center

Amy Mullen, RAFT Manager, DHCD

Jillian Pinola, Regional Vice President, Beacon Communities

RAFT Program Participant


  • Hear the results of Metro Housing’s 2019 RAFT program, including who it serves and how often families use RAFT resources
  • Learn about the new upstream RAFT program launched in July
  • Hear from property owners about their work with Metro Housing to reduce evictions
  • Learn about the City of Boston’s eviction
  • prevention successes and next steps

Breakfast and registration at 8:30 a.m. - Presentation begins at 9:00 a.m.



Beacon Communities | Citizens’ Housing & Planning Association | HomeStart | Just-A-Start | Massachusetts Housing Partnership | Massachusetts Association of CDCs | Massachusetts Law Reform Institute | New Lease for Homeless Families | Peabody Companies | Planning Office for Urban Affairs | Preservation of Affordable Housing |The Neighborhood Developers | United Way of Mass Bay & Merrimack Valley

Register for the event