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PLANNING AHEAD IN
MASSACHUSETTS
Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
Department of Housing and Community D...
Innovation Economy
Statewide Housing Production Goal
3
 Reasonably dense, multi-family units
 Reasonably located, near employment
opportuni...
The Carruth at Ashmont Peabody Square
19 Multi-Family Housing Production 95-2011
0
1,000
2,000
3,000
4,000
5,000
6,000
7,000
8,000
9,000
10,000
1995 1996 1997 1...
Common Vision for Growth
A common vision for moving the Commonwealth to a
prosperous and healthy future:
• Building 10,000...
The 4 Core Elements of Our Strategy
1 Identify
Promising places for growth that have community
support, are consistent wit...
IDENTIFY Areas to Develop and Preserve
Metro North will be our fourth regional planning effort
INVEST MassWorks Awards
Somerville, Assembly Square
10
5M square foot mixed use on
66.5 acres of underutilized land
In total, 2,100 residential un...
INVEST Brockton/ Downtown
• Enterprise Block—
downtown and TOD
• Over $11M in
additional funding
• 215 new homes
• Mixed u...
INVEST Melrose/ Highlands
• Highlands—Commercial
Node and TOD
• $960,000
• Supports future housing and
retail growth
• Red...
INVEST Amesbury/ Lower Millyard
• Lower Millyard—
Downtown & TOD
• $1.5M additional funding
• Urban park
• 289 new homes
•...
LEADER
SHIP
COLLAB
ORATION
METHO
DOLOGY
Thank you
Department of Housing and Community Development
100 Cambridge Street, Suite 300
Boston, MA 02114
617-573-1100
Ar...
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RV 2014: People Don't Build Great Communities, Partnerships Do by James Arthur Jemison

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People Don't Build Great Communities, Partnerships Do AICP CM 1.5

Partnerships of many kinds are necessary to craft a vision of the future that represents diverse constituencies; to empower governments to work towards that vision; and to maintain the focus and momentum necessary to succeed. When it comes to change, partnerships are critical at every stage. Boston, Los Angeles, Denver, South Florida. Unusual partnerships have been forged to engage communities and unite governments towards specific goals. Learn how partnerships at all levels are building great cities.

Moderator: Thomas Waldron, Transit Market Sector Director, HDR, New York, New York
Denny Zane, Executive Director, Move LA, Los Angeles, California
Zoe Williams, Transit Organizer, 9to5 Colorado, Denver, Colorado
James Arthur Jemison, Deputy Undersecretary, Department of Housing & Community Development, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts
Lynda Kompelien Westin, AICP, Transportation Planning Manager, Real Estate, South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, Pompano Beach, Florida

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RV 2014: People Don't Build Great Communities, Partnerships Do by James Arthur Jemison

  1. 1. PLANNING AHEAD IN MASSACHUSETTS Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Department of Housing and Community Development Rail-Volution - Partnerships September 22, 2014
  2. 2. Innovation Economy
  3. 3. Statewide Housing Production Goal 3  Reasonably dense, multi-family units  Reasonably located, near employment opportunities and transit nodes  Reasonably priced, for middle and moderate income families and individuals 10,000 multi-family units per year
  4. 4. The Carruth at Ashmont Peabody Square
  5. 5. 19 Multi-Family Housing Production 95-2011 0 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000 6,000 7,000 8,000 9,000 10,000 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2+ Units Permitted in Massachusetts 2+ Units
  6. 6. Common Vision for Growth A common vision for moving the Commonwealth to a prosperous and healthy future: • Building 10,000 multi-family homes a year through 2020, particularly near transit, city/town centers and employment centers; • Shifting the way we travel, by tripling the share of travel by bicycling, transit and walking; • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions 25% from the 1990 levels by 2020.
  7. 7. The 4 Core Elements of Our Strategy 1 Identify Promising places for growth that have community support, are consistent with regional considerations and align with the Sustainable Development Principles 2 Create Prompt and predictable zoning and permitting in those places (both local and state) 3 Invest In public infrastructure needed to support growth 4 Market To businesses and developers interested in locating and growing in the Commonwealth
  8. 8. IDENTIFY Areas to Develop and Preserve Metro North will be our fourth regional planning effort
  9. 9. INVEST MassWorks Awards
  10. 10. Somerville, Assembly Square 10 5M square foot mixed use on 66.5 acres of underutilized land In total, 2,100 residential units  Mixed-use & transit-oriented  Large scale delivery of market rate housing  450 rental units will be constructed as part of Phase I  88.5% market rate (Phase I)
  11. 11. INVEST Brockton/ Downtown • Enterprise Block— downtown and TOD • Over $11M in additional funding • 215 new homes • Mixed use • Redevelopment • Within 40R District and Growth District
  12. 12. INVEST Melrose/ Highlands • Highlands—Commercial Node and TOD • $960,000 • Supports future housing and retail growth • Redevelopment sites • Area identified by City and MAPC
  13. 13. INVEST Amesbury/ Lower Millyard • Lower Millyard— Downtown & TOD • $1.5M additional funding • Urban park • 289 new homes • Mixed use • Redevelopment • Within Priority Development Area
  14. 14. LEADER SHIP
  15. 15. COLLAB ORATION
  16. 16. METHO DOLOGY
  17. 17. Thank you Department of Housing and Community Development 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 300 Boston, MA 02114 617-573-1100 Arthur Jemison Deputy Undersecretary DHCD (617)573-1112 Arthur.Jemison@state.ma.us

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