Andover's Affordable Housing Success -- Myths & Realities
Thursday April 13, 2017
7:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Andover Community Trust (ACT) will begin celebrating 25 years of building affordable homes in Andover with a community forum. Following welcoming remarks by John Pearson, ACT president, a panel of experts will be moderated by Austin Simko, ACT Board member, vice chair of the Andover Planning Board and member of the Andover Housing Partnership Committee. Panelists include:
* Susan Stott, ACT founder, will share insights on the history of ACT and her experience with the Andover Planning Board and the Andover Housing Partnership Committee;
* Andrew Flanagan, Andover town manager, will discuss Andover’s efforts advocating for affordable homes and the role of economic diversity and home ownership in vital communities;
* Richard Sumberg, president of Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity, will share Habitat’s history in the Merrimack Valley and how Habitat homes are changing lives;
* Amy Sebell, Realtor®, will discuss residential real estate in Andover over the past 25 years and the challenges for home buyers.
Comments and questions from the audience will be encouraged. Expected to attend are representatives of Andover’s town boards, Andover clergy, housing attorneys, Andover Housing Authority, homeowners of ACT’s affordable homes, and Greater Lawrence Technical School, whose students have built four ACT homes. For more information, contact Andover Community Trust at 978-276-9228, info@AndoverCLT.org or visit the website at www.andoverclt.org.
Location: Memorial Hall
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