Statewide Virtual Meeting Wed Mar 3: Lead and Healthy Homes Resources and Grants

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At this event we will share the various resources and grants available to delead your apartments and make other healthy home improvements. These programs are state and federally funded, and are administered locally by Massachusetts municipalities. We will have experts from different cities share how the programs work. This presentation will be relevant for owners in many towns and cities. The basic program requirements are more or less the same in each participating municipality. You will learn the names of the programs to follow up locally to see what is available for your properties.

We will share opportunities to address:

  • Lead poisoning, which is up during the pandemic
  • Leaky pipes, which are a source of mold and other pathogens
  • Asbestos
  • Older electrical
  • Missing handrails, and
  • Asthma triggers including carpets and rodents.

This presentation will not be a deleader training course. We will be reviewing the funding mechanisms available to help you hire a licensed deleader or make other healthy home improvements.

nigel greaves, springfield
Nigel Greaves, City of Springfield
jim brooks, worcester
Jim Brooks, City of Worcester
kevin nestor, malden
Kevin Nestor, City of Malden
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Networking Time Host TBD. Sign up to moderate at MassLandlords.net/volunteer.

Part of this presentation will be given by Nigel Greaves, Senior Program Manager, Lead Based Paint Hazard Reduction & Healthy Homes Programs, Office of Housing, City of Springfield. Nigel has been with the City in this capacity since 2018, after earning a master’s degree in business and building his career in public service. Nigel’s interest and experience in real estate and home rehabilitation has grown tremendously since when he purchased his first home in Springfield just over four years ago.

Part of this presentation will be given by Kevin Nestor, Rehab Specialist at the Malden Redevelopment Authority.

Part of this presentation will be given by Jim Brooks, Healthy Homes Program Manager from the Executive Office of Economic Development, Housing Development Division, City of Worcester. Jim carries a number of professional designations, is a part-time landlord, and has been a long-time supporter of MassLandlords and our mission to create better rental housing.

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Open to attendees statewide

This event is regionally branded in keeping with a local tradition. This region used to meet in-person on this day at this time. You are welcome to participate in this virtual meeting no matter where you are in the state.

 

Wednesday, March 3rd

Virtual Meeting Agenda

  • 5:00pm Sign-in and virtual networking: you can chit chat with others as people log in
  • 5:40pm MassLandlords Business Update and Member Minutes
    • Member Minutes - Any member can have the mic for 60 seconds (introduce yourself, ask a question, share words of wisdom, etc.)
  • 6:00pm Lead and Healthy Homes
  • 7:00pm Virtual meeting ends

Participation is Easy

As a result of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, our events have been replaced by webinars or virtual meetings held during the traditional event time for each former location:

  • Virtual meetings include optional audience participation via video, phone, and screenshare and are not recorded.
  • Webinars have limited participation options (typed questions only) and are recorded.

Our virtual registration desk is open for all events one hour starting 30 minutes prior to the event start time. Call 774-314-1896 or email hello@masslandlords.net for live, real-time help signing in and using your technology.

If joining a virtual meeting, please use the zoom "test audio" feature. You will be allowed to talk to others if your microphone is good and there is no background noise. We reserve the right to mute anyone for any reason. Attendees without a microphone or who don't want to be heard can type questions.

Virtual Meeting Details (hosted by Zoom)

We will share our video, audio, and computer screen and slides.

  • Optional: You can share your video with everyone, talk to everyone, and type chat with everyone. Video sharing is not required. Talking is not required.

Password will be emailed and viewable online.

Topic: Lead and Healthy Homes Resources and Grants Virtual Meeting March 3rd, 2021 Time: Mar 3, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84092263398 Meeting ID: 840 9226 3398 Passcode: Will be emailed and viewable online Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 876 9923 US (New York) +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) Meeting ID: 840 9226 3398 Passcode: Will be emailed and viewable online Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kguM1xg9L

Pricing

Open to the public. Membership is not required!

  • Contemporaneous participation:
    • Public: $10
    • Members: $7
    • Premium Members: No charge and no need to register. Click here for meeting details and password.

This event will not be recorded. Slides and handouts if any will be uploaded to our page on Grants for Rental Real Estate.

 

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