This year the focus was on housing with keynote speaker Jay Ash, MA Secretary of Housing and Economic Development. The conference featured a panel of experts discussing issues and policies that affect housing in the region including Michael Goodman, the Executive Director of the Public Policy Center at UMass Dartmouth, a representative of an affordable housing organization, a representative from a community dealing with major housing development, and Mike to offer the perspective of the home building industry. The panel was moderated by R.D. Sahl, a long-time Boston journalist and now a media relations advisor.
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