Kim Genie, Madison Park Development Corporation, Leslie discussed on Radio Boston
It will become more robust. But it's heavily regulated in that regulation limits. The equity not homeowners can accrue and there's policy reasons for that but in this moment i would suggest that we should revisit those restrictions on subsidized home ownership opportunities with the specific intention of trying to address that gap that was identified in color of wealth which weakened back to previous policies. And are there any policies or initiatives happening right now in the city that you're specifically excited about well. I was thrilled. Hear that in her mayor. Kim genie increased the down payment assistance. That the city is making available to anybody that wants to buy a home in boston. One of the initiatives that madison park development corporation has started is providing up to one hundred thousand dollars down payment of to our current measurements. That moves them not just towards homeownership and building off of them wealth it moves them toward Owning their homes being lacked vulnerable to displacement and it helps us free up an desperately needed affordable who's encumbered unity. I'm really thrilled to see that. The city is looking in that direction and really look forward to continuing to expand opportunities. That all right leslie read. Let's bring anthony brooks back into the conversation now. Anthony you know leslie expressed a minute ago. That there that the homeownership programs in the city while there's some encouraging developments they're they're a little bit less robust sorta off the top of your head across the mayoral candidates. Where is the energy or the center of gravity around home ownership proposals. So it's interesting. And i'm really glad you got leslie. Read on the show because she really helped me. Think about this in a more expansive way. So hello leslie and thank you for talking to me last week about this and you know in terms of where the center of gravity is leslie sort of helped me understand that it's everywhere yes of course the this..