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