building local support for affordable housing: overview
This section of the toolbox provides guidance for those looking to build support, avoid opposition, and address concerns regarding community initiatives to increase the supply of housing for low and moderate-income residents.

Click on the links below to learn more about building local support for affordable housing:

Charlie RaskinOrganizing Your Efforts
Learn about the necessary qualities for leadership and how to identify stakeholders and understand roles.

Putnam Green SimulationExplaining your Intentions
Present information on affordable housing effectively to your audiences to garner support.

someone listeningGetting the Message Out
Engage community members and work through public processes to be successful.

6 Fort StreetAddressing Community Concerns
Identify obstacles to community support and work with the public to find resolutions.

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