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Date:
September 9, 2020
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Zoom
Address:
Brookline, MA 02445
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HAB Virtual Meeting (Zoom), Wednesday, 9/9/2020, 7:00 PM, Revised

Wednesday, September 9, 2020


HOUSING ADVISORY BOARD

 

September 9, 2020

 

 

7:00 pm

 

 

REVISED 9-8-20

 

DUE TO THE ONGOING HEALTH EMERGENCY, PARTICIPATION IN THIS MEETING IS AS FOLLOWS.

 

 

 

 

 

Please click this URL to Register & Find the information to join as an Attendee via your Confirmation:

https://brooklinema.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_f151UX33Q5qwdJKwPiJ51A

To access the meeting by phone: 1 669 254 5252

Webinar ID: 161 145 1963
Password: 162320350

  •     Items for Discussion (including possible vote)

1. Approval of minutes from July 21, 2020 HAB meeting

2. Update on outreach regarding Brookline’s Local Preference for Affordable Units

3. Updated Housing Production Plan: Timeline and possible funding for issuing an RFP for HPP consulting services

4. Fall Town Meeting Warrant Articles relating, or potentially relating, to affordable housing

    (Note: a public hearing is required for HAB to take a position, if it so chooses.)

a. Amend Article 4.08 of the Town’s Zoning By-laws – Inclusionary Zoning Amendment

b. Community Preservation Act (HAB voted to support at its July 21st meeting)

c. Resolution to Increase Housing Affordability and Address Brookline’s Housing Shortage

d. Authorization and New Regulatory Structure for Short-Term Rentals

e. Expand HAB membership from 8 to 11; impose term limits; mandate racial diversity

f. Amend Zoning by-law to Eliminate Off – Street Residential Parking Minimums in Transit

   Overlay Districts

g. Resolution to increase the Residential Property Tax Exemption (from 21% to maximum

    allowable 35%)

h. Home Rule Petition to establish a means-tested senior citizen property tax exemption

i. Zoning Article re-authorizing micro-housing units in multifamily zones

 

5. Report on Building a Better Brookline–Most recent and planned housing affordability forums

  •     Updates (as time permits)

1. Status of emergency rental assistance funding for Brookline Safety Net

2. BHA Colonel Floyd redevelopment project

3. Increased Inclusionary Zoning Fee structure - approved by Planning Board

4. Kent-Station Street Senior Affordable Housing

5. EDAB Meeting – September 14th – Conceptual discussion of mixed-use development on

    Route 9 at Chestnut Hill

6. BHA RAD projects at 61 Park Street and 90 Longwood Ave.(closed on financing)

7. Affordable Senior Housing Project at 370 Harvard Street (2Life) – on schedule for early

    October completion and tenant move in

  •     Other New Business

 

 

The Town of Brookline does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities. Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication in programs and services of the Town of Brookline are invited to make their needs known to Lloyd Gellineau, Town of Brookline, 11 Pierce Street, Brookline, MA 02445. Telephone (617) 730-2328; TDD (617) 730-2327; or e-mail at llgellineau@brooklinema.gov