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Housing Forum hosted by Wards 1 and 3

  • Eliot Church of Newton 474 Centre St Newton, MA, 02458 United States (map)

Worried about the cost of housing in Newton? Want to know more about the future of housing in our community?

Please join these experienced and knowledgeable speakers for a forum on housing in Newton. The discussion will focus on the needs of families with children, senior citizens, and people with disabilities. A Q&A will follow the forum—bring your questions for our panelists.

Aaron Gornstein, former MA Undersecretary, Housing and Community Development and President and CEO, Preservation of Affordable Housing


Housing strategy:
- James Freas, Acting Director, Planning and Development Department, Newton

Housing for families with children:
- Howard Haywood, Pastor Emeritus and Commissioner, Newton Housing Authority

Senior housing:
- Marian Knapp, Chair, City of Newton Council on Aging

People with disabilities:
- Deborah Pierce, Architect, author of The Accessible Home: Designing for All Ages and Abilities

Refreshments will be served.

Forum Sponsored by:

Newton Democratic Committees of Wards 1 and 3

Citizens for Affordable Housing in Newton Development Organization, Inc. (CAN-DO)

Uniting Citizens for Housing Affordability in Newton (U-CHAN)

Earlier Event: October 3
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Later Event: October 13
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