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10 Years On

For 10 years now the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston has sponsored the Affordable Housing Development Competition. In this FHLB Boston video, meet some of the students, developers, and mentors who have made the competition an essential component of design education in Boston.


Articles

Here are some articles written about the Affordable Housing Development Competition. These articles are reprinted with permission.

Lawrence Proposal Wins 2014 Housing Competition
A four-parcel, scattered-site proposal to provide affordable rental housing in Lawrence, Massachusetts was the winner of the 14th annual Affordable Housing Development Competition.

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Somerville Proposal Wins 2013 Housing Competition
The adaptive reuse of the historic Edgerly Education Center in Somerville, Massachusetts was the winner of the 13th annual Affordable Housing Development Competition.

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Lowell Mill Proposal Wins 2010 Competition
Along with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (the Bank), the 2010 competition was sponsored by Citizens' Housing and Planning Association, the Boston Society of Architects/AIA, Kevin P. Martin & Associates, P.C., and ICON Architecture, Inc.

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Student Developers Make Grade
(From The Boston Herald)
A local affordable housing competition that matches the Boston area's critical need for affordable housing with the talents of top area graduate students is allowing local community development corporations to tap into some fresh thinking.

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Student Architects Take Lead in Affordable Home Design
(From the Boston Business Journal)
A student team with a plan to improve a parking lot in downtown Waltham won first place and a $10,000 prize in the Bank's 2001 Affordable Housing Development Competition.

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Local Housing Competition
(From Banker & Tradesman)
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston and the Citizens' Housing and Planning Association invited the city's best and brightest students to tackle the challenge of developing affordable housing in metro Boston.

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