UPCOMING EVENTS:

HPB Meeting - July 16, 2020 @7:00 PM via WebEx session
Link to HPB WebEx Meeting
Meeting #: 129 277 4987     Meeting password: XPytjWbe983

Welcome

The Housing Partnership Board (HPB) was established in 2003 to advocate for and promote affordable housing in Lexington. HPB brings together various groups and committees working on housing issues, needs and production with the goal to find a unified approach to create more affordable housing in Lexington. Members of the board are appointed by the Lexington Board of Selectmen.

CURRENT NEWS / EDITORIALS

Boston Globe editorial outlining a housing crisis: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/01/13/opinion/housing-crisis-needs-all-hands-deck/

Boston Globe editorial - Newton wakes up to the dark side of America’s housing laws: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/02/21/opinion/newton-wakes-up-dark-side-americas-housing-laws/

 

Housing Production Planning

Additional info about 40R & 40S and Housing Production Plans:

MA Chapter 40R
https://www.mass.gov/service-details/chapter-40r
https://www.chapa.org/sites/default/files/TheUseofCh40R_2018.pdf

MA Chapter 40S
https://www.mass.gov/service-details/chapter-40-s
http://www.concordsqdev.com/pdfs/050522_CHTF_School_Funding.pdf

Lexington Housing Production Plan (2014)
Section VI - Goals and Objectives, p. 43 - p. 53
Modifying overlay districts - p. 42 2.6
https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2016/07/tf/lexington_1.pdf