Friday, September 23rd 8:00am - 12:00pm

You're Invited!

Join Harborlight Homes (formerly Harborlight Community Partners ) for the newly created "Housing Institute" 

The engaging program runs from 8:00am-12:00pm:

  • Breakfast & Lunch Provided 
  • 8 - 15 "Quick Hit" informative Housing 101-style Learning Sessions 
  • Q & A with Industry Experts including Andrew DeFranza, Executive Director of Harborlight, others to be announced

Who is this for? City and town housing advocates, elected or appointed officials, Housing Trust or CPA committee members, or anyone who wants to learn the complexities (but necessity) of the how and why of affordable housing.

The Housing institute will comprise of 8 brief (15 minute) informative sessions with time for questions. It is our intent and hope that this information would be locally and readily available, and helpful to you advance affordable housing in your community, even if still in the discussion phase. 

Below are the topics we cover at the Housing Institute. Please do not hesitate to contact Marven Hyppolite at 781-521-7271 if you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding the event.

Housing Institute outline

  • Introduction to zoning
  • Zoning, affordability, and segregation
  • Complying with MBTA community zoning requirements
  • Best practices: zoning reform       
  • What is inclusionary zoning
  • Introduction to affordable housing
  • Financing Affordable Housing
  • Best practices: Housing Trusts and CPAs

 We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, September 17th!


Friday, September 23, 2022

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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Old Salem Town Hall

32 Derby Square, Salem, MA

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We respectfully ask that you confirm your attendance September 7th 

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Marven Hyppolite

Education and Advocacy Coordinator