The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, Boston Society of Architects/AIA, Kevin P. Martin & Associates, P.C., ICON architecture, inc., and Citizens' Housing and Planning Association are delighted to sponsor the 2013 competition.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston is a wholesale bank that facilitates
and enhances the availability of credit for housing and economic
growth for low- and moderate-income families in New England. The Bank promotes housing finance and neighborhood development by providing its members with low-cost funds, special lending programs, liquidity, and technical assistance.
The Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA) is a membership and cultural organization that works to enhance the understanding of architecture, design and community-building. As one of the American Institute of Architects' largest and most active chapters, we encourage students to participate in our events, programs and committees. BSA student affiliate membership is open to all full-time students. We welcome everyone to tap into our vibrant design community, enjoy exhibits and programs on architecture, and to make life-long personal connections. Visit www.architects.org to learn more.
Kevin P. Martin & Associates, P.C. (KPM) is a nationally recognized public accounting and business-consulting firm serving a diverse for-profit and nonprofit client base, including an array of CDCs and real-estate syndication, development, and management companies. KPM has extensive experience working with low-income housing tax-credit properties and projects funded under HUD and various state programs. Our experience, knowledge, and network help clients plan, capitalize, complete and manage projects, regardless of the economy. With development costs well into the billions, our clients have built and manage more than 500,000 apartment units and millions of square feet of commercial space.
ICON architecture, inc., a Boston-based, women-owned firm with 35 staff, provides award-winning work focused on sustainable urban development, housing, and education architecture. Our mission of “shaping where you want to be” results in innovative approaches to contemporary living and education environments.
Citizens' Housing and Planning Association
(CHAPA) is the nonprofit umbrella organization for
affordable-housing and community-development activities in Massachusetts.
Encouraging the production and preservation of housing for low-income
families and individuals, CHAPA advocates with government officials; provides
research, education and training; and works to build consensus among
broad interests in the field.
The Affordable Housing Development
Competition has the following academic sponsors:
- Boston Architectural College
- Joint Center for Housing Studies (Harvard University)
- Department of Urban Studies and Planning (Massachusetts
Institute of Technology)
- Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning
- College of Public and Community Service (University of
- Center for Urban and Regional Policy (Northeastern University)
- Department of Urban Planning
and Design (Graduate School of Design, Harvard University)
- Harvard Kennedy School (Harvard University)