For better or for worse, Boston won’t be hosting the 2024 Olympics, but let’s use what we have learned in Bid 2.0 to our advantage to meet our goals of creating new housing options and addressing the affordability gap. Click here to read Susan’s August 2015 op-ed.
Whether it is simplifying the approval process or curtailing frivolous lawsuits, new tools are emerging to help communities eliminate barriers and address their housing needs. Click here to read Susan’s June 2015 op-ed.
High quality public housing is a resource that we cannot afford to lose. Susan highlights the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program, a valuable new tool for revitalizing these precious housing resources. Click here to read Susan’s April 2015 op-ed.
Massachusetts is one of the most difficult places in the country to build new housing and that is hurting us all. A new bill proposes a balanced approach to housing production. Click here to read Susan’s February 2015 op-ed.
Housing Challenges are not confined to municipal boundaries; and neither are their solutions. We applaud leaders coming together across the state to address our common housing needs. Click here to read Susan’s December 2014 op-ed.
The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program (LIHTC) has produced more than 90% of the below-market-rate housing in this country. It is an amazing success story. Let’s get the word out, rally behind it and ask Congress to give it a boost. Click here to read Susan’s October 2014 op-ed.