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Affordable Housing Development Competition – Sponsors

2019 Sponsors

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/AIA) is committed to professional development for its members, advocacy on behalf of great design and, together with its sister organization, the BSA Foundation, sharing an appreciation for the built environment with the public at large. Established in 1867, the BSA today consists of nearly 4,500 members and produces content for an array of programs and publications, including ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) and ArchitectureBoston magazine. A chapter of the American Institute of Architects, the BSA is a nonprofit, professional-service organization. For more information, visit

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.

The Kuehn Charitable Foundation Created by Robert H. “Bob” Kuehn, Jr. who died in June 2006, leaving the majority of his estate to the foundation. Bob Kuehn had a lifetime interest in transforming historic buildings and mixed-income housing. The Foundation focuses its efforts on community development in Massachusetts by supporting affordable housing and historic and open space preservation. One of its primary activities is the Kuehn Fellows Program, which funds post-graduate fellows to work with Boston-area housing providers for two years. 

ICON Architecture, Inc., a Boston-based, women-owned firm with 40 staff, believes that everyone should love where they live. Our new paradigms for living range from infill transit-oriented development to innovative adaptive reuse, creating sustainable communities that energize residents and neighbors alike. We make better places for people to build their lives.

Citizens' Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA) is the leading statewide housing policy and research organization in Massachusetts. Established in 1967, CHAPA represents all interests in the housing field, including non-profit and for-profit developers, advocates, homeowners, tenants, lenders, property managers, government officials, and others.

Academic Sponsors

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