On Monday, October 3, BBH celebrated the 2011 MetLife Foundation Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing to Covenant House and honored the partners that make it possible. The event began with the award presentation by Lisa Nye, of the MetLife Foundation and Katie Swenson, of Enterprise Community Partners. Remarks followed by Mayor Thomas Menino, Barbara Fields of theU.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Commissioner Emily Shea from City of Boston Commission on Elderly Affairs, and Duamarius Stukes, Director of Housing and Assisted Living for Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs. To conclude, BBH presented awards to honor and thank over forty partner organizations for their role in making Covenant House a model of excellence for supportive senior housing!
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