Tag: Housing

Affordable Housing Leader Shares Practice-Based Lessons with #BUCPUA Students

On Thursday, November 3, Kristin Carlson, a Senior Project Manager with Harborlight Community Partners, clicked through images of empty lots transformed into beautiful, vibrant buildings. “Everyone knows there’s a need for affordable housing,” she said, as she pointed to projects her non-profit has worked on. BU Adjunct Faculty member Lily Song , PhD, hosted Carlson […]

#BUCPUA Faculty Practitioners Lead Seminar, Offer Fresh Insight on Economic Strategies

BU City Planning and Urban Affairs adjunct faculty members, Anne Gatling Haynes and Lily Song, led an economic seminar entitled, “Economic Development in Cities: Understanding the Urban Economic Development Gap.”  Across Massachusetts and the United States, specialized economic development strategies have produced uneven success in light of varying socioeconomic contexts.  The impact of these development […]