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Affordable Housing Development Competition – Timeline

Preliminary information for the 2017 competition follows. Please check back often.

  Event Date & Time Location
  Invitations Mailed to
January 2017  
  Applications Due from Development Organizations Mid-January  
  Student Intro Sessions
Students learn about the competition and meet other students to form teams. Interested students must attend at least one of these sessions and complete the online student registration. Registering will help identify you and your skill set to help the student coordinating committee form teams.  
Tuesday, February 7
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 8
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Boston Society of Architects
290 Congress St., Suite 200
Boston, MA
Directions

  Meet the Developer and Team Formation Night

Meet with developers, learn about the projects. Finalize team formation.
Wednesday, February 15
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Old South Church
645 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
Directions
  Individual Registration Deadline
Final date to complete the online student registration.
Friday, February 17

 

Team Registration and Developer Preference Deadline

Team leaders email student coordinators list of team members, team project managers, and top three project preferences.


Monday, February 20

2017 Student Coordinators:

Sam Carson
Harvard Kennedy School

William Monson
MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Adam Tanaka
Harvard Graduate School of Design

  Competition Begins!
Team and developer pairings are emailed to project managers.
Wednesday, February 22 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.


 
  First Mentor Meeting
Student teams meet with finance and design mentors. Developers are welcome.
Wednesday, February 22
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Old South Church
645 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
Directions
  Workshop Night
  • Affordable housing finance
  • Sustainable development
  • Submitting a successful proposal
Tuesday, March 7
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Old South Church
645 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
Directions
  Second Mentor Meeting
Mid- to late-March
To be scheduled by team.  
  Proposals and Executive Summary Due Wednesday, April 5
10:00 a.m.

*REVISED submission deadline*
Please submit the Competition Proposals, the Executive Summary, and Printing Directions (letter or legal size and preferred binding placement) to the Dropbox set up by the Student coordinators.

Please direct questions to the 2017 Student Coordinators:

Sam Carson
Harvard Kennedy School

William Monson
MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Adam Tanaka
Harvard Graduate School of Design

  Awards and Reception
including presentation of final proposals. If you are not a participant in the competition (student team, developer, mentor, advisor, or sponsor), click here to register for the event.
Wednesday, April 26
4:00 p.m.

Boston Society of Architects
290 Congress St., Suite 200
Boston, MA
Directions



       
 
 
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