Andover Community Trust hosts affordable housing forum

Advocates for affordable housing are scheduled to discuss “Building Affordable Homes in Massachusetts – Public/Private Partnerships Working Together” at a community forum sponsored by the Andover Community Trust (ACT) at 7 p.m. on Nov. 2 at the Andover Public Safety Center, 32 N. Main St. Panelists will include: Rachel Heller, CEO, Citizens Housing and Planning Association (Boston); Juan B. Bonilla, deputy director, Lawrence CommunityWorks, Inc. (Lawrence); Karen Sawyer Conard, executive director, Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (Haverhill); and Philippe Jordi, executive director, Island Housing Trust (Martha’s Vineyard). To learn more, visit


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