Help ask the tough questions...

  • How can landlords help keep rents 'affordable'?
  • How might linkage, zoning, and other regulatory mechanisms increase the housing supply for families living in poverty?
  • Is micro-housing an answer for low-income individuals?
  • Should housing expenses be earmarked in a person's cash benefits?

... and leave with answers that lead to action! 



Please click here for full bios of the panelists.​

Sheila Dillon

Department of Neighborhood Development, City of Boston 

Karen Wiener

Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA) 

Richard Taylor

Center for Real Estate, Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University 

Greg Vasil  

Greater Boston Real Estate Board 

Angie Liou
Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC)


​Chris Norris 

Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership 

Reading List 

The following articles and documents are presented to participants for further reading:

The 2014 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to CongressAbt Associates

City hunger and homelessness, in 10 charts, The Boston Globe

Moving from Rhetoric to Results: Recommendations to Reduce Family Homelessness in Massachusetts, Regional Housing Network of Massachusetts