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MHP sponsors and supports a variety of workshops and conferences throughout the year. Check here regularly for information, registration information and directions to MHP events.

For more listings of housing events, go to the Citizens' Housing and Planning Association's calendar page.

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June

7

2022

Archive: MHP Housing Institute, all virtual

Due to a rise in COVID-19, the 2022 MHP Housing Institute was held virtually on June 7 and June 8. The theme of this year's event was "Complete Neighborhoods: It all starts with home." Sessions focused on creating affordable housing that is closer to transit and daily needs, and how sound housing policies can help the Commonwealth address a range of related issues such as the economy, equity, public health, climate and transportation. In addition, MHP’s Center for Housing Data (CHD) unveiled "Residensity," a new tool that uses a statewide database to estimate residential units and lot-level residential density for every parcel in the Commonwealth. Click on the headline for the Housing Institute video and materials.

March

16

2022

Archive: Housing trust, CPA webinar series

Missed our Community Assistance team's four-part webinar series in March 2022 on how communities can use Community Preservation Act funds and housing trusts to support affordable housing? Videos of each sessions and the presentations are now online.

March

10

2022

Archive: Complete Neighborhoods Partnership Webinar

MHP held a webinar to explain the Complete Neighborhoods Partnership (CNP), which is part of an MHP initiative that supports walkable neighborhoods near transit in MBTA communities and across the state. CNP is seeking up to six communities or regions to receive targeted, long-term assistance that will be provided by MHP staff and/or third-party consultants, Support will be for activities such as planning, community engagement, predevelopment, and financial analysis. Check out the 30-minute video, the presentation and email MHP'S Christine Madore at cmadore@mhp.net.

Watch the webinar video

Complete Neighborhoods Partnership presentation

January

12

2022

Archive: New Multifamily Zoning Requirement for MBTA Communities

This webinar was held on January 12, 2022. Top state officials gave insight on the state's new multifamily requirement for MBTA communities. The webinar featured Secretary Mike Kennealy of the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, Undersecretary Jennifer Maddox of the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), Executive Director Clark Ziegler of the Massachusetts Housing Partnership and Deputy Director Chris Kluchman of the community services division at DHCD. Get details below about the draft guidelines for the multifamily zoning requirement and the Complete Neighborhoods Initiative.

Read the draft guidelines at mass.gov

MHP support through its Complete Neighborhoods Initiative


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