U-CHAN Forum on March 8: Financing for Various Types of Housing–What are the real costs?

U-CHAN is holding the second of its four-part informational series on housing on March 8th, 7 pm at the Eliot Church, 474 Centre Street in Newton Corner.  All are invited to attend.  For more information, please click here: U-CHAN MARCH 8 FLYER

LWVN Environmental Issues Committee Meeting Wednesday, 10 am

Join the Environmental Issues Committee (EIC) of the League for a discussion of the latest concerns and opportunities in Newton!  The EIC will meet on Wednesday at 10 am at 20 Devon Road, Newton Center.  Email info@lwvnewton.org for more info.

Housing Needs in the Metrowest Region: First in a series from U-Chan on January 25

U-CHAN (Uniting Citizens for Housing Affordability in Newton) announces the first of a four-part educational series:

An Overview of the Housing Needs in the Metrowest Region.

Clark Ziegler, the Executive Director Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP)

January 25th 7:00-9:00 pm

Eliot Church, 474 Centre Street

Mr. Ziegler will include data and reports developed by the MHP, the Metropolitan Area Council, the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, the Boston Foundation, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and others which will help us understand and address Newton’s needs.

Series goal: To provide Newton Residents factual information to enhance our knowledge of housing needs. Coming soon, presentations on:
(1) Financing for various types of housing developments;
(2) What is the spectrum of housing needs and how best to meet them; and
(3) What are the common values citizens of Newton can agree upon and adhere to as we plan for a city that ensures a good future for all its citizens.


LWVN Environmental Issues Committee (EIC) Meeting on Thursday, January 18th

The Environmental Issues Committee (EIC) will meet on Thursday, January 18th at 11 am at 20 Devon Road.  The agenda includes an update of polystyrene, sidewalk snow clearing, and gas leaks.  If you can attend, please contact info@lwvnewton.org

Watch “The League Presents…School Transportation”

The latest program in The League Presents series is about school transportation.  Thanks to host Anne Borg and guests Alicia Bowman, Safe Routes to School, and Steve Siegel, Ward 5 School Committee member.  We also want to thank our amazing crew (Richard Berman, Lenny Bogdonov, and Bonnie Carter), NewTV, and director Maureen Reilly Meagher.

To watch the program, click here:  The League Presents…School Transportation.

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