2017-03-02: 2017 Legislative Day April 13
2017 Legislative Information Day this year is later than usual - Thursday, April 13, at the State House. Invited speakers include members of the legislative leadership and co-chairs of the Joint Committee on Housing – new Senate Chair Joseph Boncore, member of the Winthrop Housing Authority, and event host and House Chair Representative Kevin Honan of Boston. Implementation of Chapter 235 continues with major impact at the local authority level. Come share your thoughts and current concerns with those who voted for public housing reform. Explain the fiscal challenges you face in maintaining and managing your developments, implementing the many Ch. 235 changes, while continuing to be responsive to the needs of your residents. The funding recommendations of the Commission on Public Housing and DHCD Real Cost Study will be highlighted. Legislative Day offers an excellent opportunity for your legislators, especially the newly elected, to learn about what you do to preserve local low rent housing assets and provide the services to benefit their constituents of low income, most of whom are seniors and the disabled. The goal is to secure your legislators’ commitment to the preservation of local public housing.