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Town of Brookline
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Brookline Town Hall
333 Washington Street
Brookline, MA 02445
617-730-2130

 

Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday 8:00-5:00
Friday 8:00-12:30



Current Affordable Housing Opportunities


Affordable Housing Notification E-mail List


Department of Planning & Community Development - Housing Division

 

Bruce Genest, Housing Project Planner (617) 730-2092 - bgenest@brooklinema.gov

Virginia Bullock, Housing Project Planner (617) 730-2124 - vbullock@brooklinema.gov


The Housing Division works with the Housing Advisory Board, and other Town boards, committees and departments to develop and implement the Town's affordable housing goals, policies, strategies and programs; responding to changing statutory and regulatory requirements, market opportunities and resident needs. The Division:

  • *   works with owners of affordable housing to preserve existing affordability;

*   works with non- and for-profit developers to create additional affordable housing in affordable or mixed income projects;

*   works with developers of market-rate units to fulfill the affordable housing requirements of the Zoning By-Law;

  collaborates with other divisions on comprehensive and project-specific planning efforts;

*   assists developers of affordable units to market, select and qualify buyers;

  • *   provides technical and financial assistance to income-eligible homebuyers;

    • *   refers those seeking affordable ownership and rental opportunities in Brookline to availabe resources.
  • *   monitors affordable ownership and rental units to assure continued residency/affordability

    Select any of the following for information about affordable housing in Brookline, and the Division's activities and services:

    AFFORDABLE HOUSING OVERVIEW: BACKGROUND, POLICIES, PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS


    INCLUSIONARY ZONING

    For requirements and results of the Affordable Housing Requirements (Section 4.08) of the Zoning By-Law.


    SPECIAL PROJECT: Olmsted Hill Development on Fisher Hill


    FAIR HOUSING


    AGING AT HOME


    ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

    for regional sources of information for buyers, renters and owners