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AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION - TIMELINE

Preliminary information for the 2015 competition follows. Please check back often.

  COMPETITION TIMELINE
 
Event

Date & Time

Location
       
  Invitations Mailed to
Development Organizations



January 2015 Not applicable
  Applications Due from Development Organizations


Mid-January Not applicable
  Student Intro Sessions
Students learn about the competition and meet other students to form teams. Interested students must attend at least one of these sessions and complete the online student registration. Registering will help identify you and your skill set to help the student coordinating committee form teams.  
The February 9 session has been rescheduled due to snow. This session will be incorporated into the February 11 session. (See timeline below for details.)
Monday, February 9
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 3
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Harvard Graduate School of Design
48 Quincy Street
Gund Hall,
Room 124
Cambridge, MA 02138
Directions

MIT
Stella Room (7-336)
Third Floor
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139
Directions

  Meet the Developer and Team Formation Night

Meet with developers, learn about the projects. Finalize team formation.
Wednesday, February 11
Rescheduled Intro Session: 5:00 to 6:15 p.m.
Meet the Developers:
6:15 to 8:00 p.m.
Guild Room
Old South Church
645 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Directions
  Individual Registration Deadline

Final date to complete the online student registration.
Friday, February 13
Not applicable
 

Team Registration and Developer Preference Deadline

Team leaders email student coordinators list of team members, team project managers, and top three project preferences.


Monday, February 16



2015 Student Coordinators:

Caitlin Kelley
Boston University
(cmk15@bu.edu)

Jacqueline Calderon
Tufts University
(jacquelinecalderon@hotmail.com)

Kassie Bertumen
MIT - DUSP
(bertumen@mit.edu)

Laura Phenix
Boston University
(lphenix@bu.edu)    
Not applicable
       
  Competition Begins!
Team and developer pairings are emailed to project managers.
Wednesday, February 18

Not applicable
  First Mentor Meeting Student teams meet with finance and design mentors. Developers are welcome.

Tuesday, February 24
Old South Church
645 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Directions
  Workshop Night
 
  • Affordable housing finance
  • Sustainable development
  • Submitting a successful proposal
Tuesday, March 3 Old South Church
645 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Directions
  Second Mentor Meeting
Mid- to late-March
To be scheduled by team.  
  Proposals Due Wednesday, April 8
12:00 p.m.

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, 800 Boylston St., Boston, MA. Directions

Note: When delivering your proposals to the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, please call Tobi Goldberg at 617-292-9653, or the Housing and Community Investment Department at 617-292-9600 in advance of your arrival so that we may register you as a guest to enter the building.
  Awards and Reception
including presentation of final proposals. If you are not a participant in the competition (student team, developer, mentor, advisor, or sponsor), click here to register for the event.
Monday, April 27
4:30 to 7:30 p.m
.

Boston Society of Architects, 290 Congress Street, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02110
Directions



       
 
 
Articles about the Competition

Sponsors' Web Sites

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston

Kevin P. Martin & Associates, P.C.

Boston Society of Architects/AIA

CHAPA

ICON architecture, inc.