Development & Transportation Committee Meeting

04/19/2018 - 6:00pm

                               Tim Davis, Housing Policy Manager for the

Boston Planning and Development Agency

Guest Speaker

at the Next Meeting of the

Development and Transportation Committee

 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 2018

Tim administers the Boston Planning and Development Agency's (BPDA's) housing programs and policies; oversees the implementation of the BPDA's Inclusionary Development Program (IDP); directs and participates in the management and coordination of complex residential and mixed-use projects, such as 1000 Boylston; and oversees the BPDA's Artist Housing Initiative.

Topic:     Housing
Overview of Boston's Inclusionary Development Policy (IDP)
Affordable Housing Creation:
Challenges to Developing in Central Boston Neighborhoods
  • Land Availability
  • Public Land
  • Private Land/Costs
  • Construction Costs
  • Affordable Housing Underwriting Standards
  • Off-Site IDP Units:  Timing of Projects
Recent Article 80 Projects (e.g., 1000 Boylston)
Workforce Housing - Housing Affordable to the 95% vs. the 5%
Quality of Life in Back Bay - Diversity of Housing Types, Costs, etc.

All NABB Members are welcome, but should RSVP to before April 5th, so we can plan the meeting location. Please send any questions in advance to help refine our agenda. Those who RSVP will also receive advance hand-out information via email. The meeting location is to be determined by space demand. We also invite our Elected Officials and their representatives to participate.
Click here to read an overview of the Inclusionary Development Policy, as well as the policy itself, on the website of the Boston Planning & Development Agency.