The League Presents…the Economics of Affordable Housing

Have you ever been confused about how affordable housing is financed?  There is a lot of misinformation that one hears when proposals are made.  Time to learn from the experts!  Listen to experts Susan Connelly and Bart Lloyd discuss the economics of affordable housing with LWVN host Marcia Johnson our our latest episode of LWVN’s TV show, ‘The League Presents…’

Click here to watch:  The League Presents…the Economics of Affordable Housing

Click on this links to see the information discussed on the program (pages 9 and 10): Kuehn Fellows Cost Discussion (March 2019)

 

The League Presents…the Economics of Affordable Housing

Have you ever been confused about how affordable housing is financed?  There is a lot of misinformation that one hears when proposals are made.  Time to learn from the experts!  Listen to experts Susan Connelly and Bart Lloyd discuss the economics of affordable housing with LWVN host Marcia Johnson our our latest episode of LWVN’s TV show, ‘The League Presents…’

Click here to watch:  The League Presents…the Economics of Affordable Housing

Click on this links to see the information discussed on the program (pages 9 and 10): Kuehn Fellows Cost Discussion (March 2019)

 

Public Comment Opportunity for ‘Hello Washington Street’

Dear Community Friends & Neighbors,

As you know “Hello Washington Street’s” thirteen-month process which started in April 2018 and is anticipated to go until May 2019, continues.  We now have another opportunity to provide feedback on the visioning document.  It is important for us to provide feedback that density in village [retail/commercial] areas is what is needed to provide more diverse housing and a vibrant community.  So please enter your thoughts, so our voices will be heard. The document is open for public comment through March 13th.

There are three ways to read and comment on Draft Two of the Vision Plan:

1.       Online – read and leave a comment directly on the plan by following  

          the link below.

2.       Newton Free Library – read and leave a comment on a hard copy.

3.       Newton Planning Department – read and leave a comment on a hard

          copy during business hours at City Hall.

You can also come to a Drop-In Office Hours to discuss and provide feedback.

So we ask that you please take a moment before March 13th  to provide your valuable feedback.  

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Sincerely,

Marcia Johnson & Tamara Bliss

Hello Washington Street Community Connectors

Riverside Visioning Community Open House

Riverside Visioning Community Open House, February 10th, 4:00, Williams School

This is the opportunity for you to give input on what gets developed at Riverside.  The City of Newton Planning department, and their consultant, Civic Moxie, invite you to attend an open house to create the future vision for the Riverside Station site.  Please see the attached flyer.  The intent of the vision plan is to assist the City in evaluating future development proposals as well as how to better integrate the site into the community.

Riverside Visioning Community Open House – Feb 10

‘The League Presents…Affordable Housing 101’

The latest episode of LWVN’s NewTV program, “The League Presents…’featured a discussion on affordable housing with experts Barney Heath, Newton’s Director of Planning, Amanda Berman, Newton’s Housing Development Planner, and Josephine McNeil, an affordable housing activist and former Executive Director of CAN-DO, with host Marcia Johnson, LWVN Board member.

Watch our program anytime! Click either link below to start now.

https://newtv.org/recent-videos-community/120-the-league-presents/5474-the-league-presents-affordable-housing-101

We hope to continue the discussion of issues around housing in Newton over the course of the year.

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