Rural Housing Summit

On December 18, the Massachusetts Housing Partnership will host a Rural Housing Summit in Worcester at the College of the Holy Cross.  To learn more about the conference, travel to this link:

Developing affordable multifamily  housing in rural areas presents unique challenges and opportunities.  The need to aggregate many units across scattered sites, infrastructure, transportation, asset management and delivering supportive services are just a few of the barriers to the development of affordable rural housing.  This conference is a welcome opportunity for those of us involved in the development of housing for these communities to discuss what steps we can implement to make creation of multifamily housing easier and less costly.  I hope to see many friends and colleagues at the summit.

Last point:  it strikes me as somewhat ironic that a conference on rural housing is being held in the second largest city in New England.  Just saying…