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Posted on August 2, 2018

Annual Affordable Housing Trust Conference

What: This day-long training is designed for trustees of existing Affordable Housing Trusts and staff that supports those trusts.

The goals of this training are to:

  • Provide an overview of trust work across the state
  • Discuss best practices and learn from other communities
  • Review eligible trust activities and legal considerations
  • Work through zoning pitfalls with a case study

Where: Holiday Inn and Suites, 265 Lakeside Ave., Marlborough, MA 01752

When: Oct. 13, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

How: Cost to attend is $30. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. 


40B training for local boards and officials

What: Local officials and board members are invited to a workshop on the Chapter 40B statute. Led by consultant Ezra Glenn, this workshop will provide an overview of the 40B statute and review the roles and responsibilities of the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) and other municipal boards.

Where: Reading Public Library, Community Room A, 64 Middlesex Avenue, Reading, MA 01867

When: Oct. 15, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

How: Registration is free for board members and local officials. Light refreshments will be provided.


Income determination and eligibility training

NOTE: This training is being rescheduled. Contact for more information.

What: Led by Jen Borland of Spectrum Enterprises, Inc., this training will focus on how to determine income and eligibility for applicants of non-Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) financed affordable housing units.

This training is designed for potential and current lottery/monitoring agents, non-profit rental owners and managers, municipal and regional housing staff, and rental management staff.

Certification: Attendees of the workshop will receive a certification of attendance. This certification will meet the qualifications of most organizations to conduct affordable homeownership and rental lotteries and lease-ups.

Where: MassHousing, 4th Floor, Bill White Board Room, One Beacon, Boston, MA 02108

How: Cost to attend is $125. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Participants will receive a binder and certificate of attendance.