DHCD: Fair Housing Hearing – 4/23 in Springfield; 4/29 in Boston

Apologies for the late posting but an important FYI in case you can attend:

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS:
ANALYSIS OF IMPEDIMENTS TO FAIR HOUSING CHOICE
THE MA DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT NEEDS YOUR INPUT

Come share your views on the Commonwealth’s 2019 draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (“AI”). We want to hear from you about issues such as:
 Racial and ethnic segregation, including segregated, concentrated areas of poverty
 Gentrification and displacement of residents from their communities
 Access to communities with high quality schools, good jobs, and public
transportation
 Access barriers for people with disabilities
 Fair housing enforcement
 Particular housing challenges faced by families with children, voucher holders,
persons with disabilities, and
 Other fair housing issues that are important to you

DHCD has posted its draft AI, available at http://www.mass.gov/dhcd, and will hold the following PUBLIC HEARINGS on the draft AI:

April 23, 2019, 12:00 PM-2:00 PM.
UMass Center at Springfield,
Suite 260, Classroom UMCS-004
1500 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01115

April 29, 2019, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM.
Boston Planning and Development
Agency, 9th Floor Board Room
1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201

For reasonable accommodations at the public hearings, please contact (617) 573-1100 (TTY 617-573-1140), or email margaux.leclair@mass.gov. Remote CART services will be provided.

Written comments may also be sent to 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA, 02114, Attn: Office of the General Counsel, or submitted online at www.mass.gov/dhcdhttp://www.mass.gov/dhcd (direct link https://massgov.formstack.com/forms/dhcdai), by May 29, 2019)