The Brookline Housing Authority says that it “provides low-income families, seniors, and people of all abilities with safe, decent, accessible, and affordable places to live in a community rich with opportunities.”
Unfortunately, the reality is more disturbing. Many residents live a far different environment than that described by BHA.
What I have seen at BHA properties over the past few months is unacceptable for a town like Brookline. We have a duty to improve BHA housing so that our most vulnerable have a safe place to live. Learn more
Brookline is in a unique position to better serve its low-income residents by integrating social, educational and economic goals. I will strive to bring more quality affordable housing to low-income families in our transit-rich community. Learn more
Brookline’s key interconnected issues are maintaining a superior school system and ensuring a robust economic base to eliminate future overrides; providing quality affordable housing; and advancing diversity, inclusion and equity. Learn more
Warrant Articles 2019
These 2019 Warrant Articles call for a first of its kind racial equity audit, a set of best practices and appropriate corrective actions.
Warrant Articles 2018
Renaming the Coolidge Corner School passed at Town Meeting, May 22, 2018