To serve the needs of Boston’s current and future residents, by pioneering innovative housing models and systems, as well as accelerating the pace of innovation in the housing sector.

WHY

Housing A Changing City: Boston 2030 (pg. 23)

HOW

Housing iLab Pop-up Engagement in Mattapan
Partners from the Boston Society of Architects, the Department of Neighborhood Development and the Garrison Trotter Neighborhood Association team up the Housing iLab on the Housing Innovation Competition

WHAT

Idea hub — critique, guide, and connect new ideas as they come to the lab

Project pipeline — continuous pipeline of projects at different phases of exploration, experimentation or evaluation

Compact Living
Density Bonus
Community Land Trusts
First Time Homebuyer Support

Momentum projects — generate internal and external support and buy in for new initiatives

SO…

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The Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics is Boston's Civic R&D Lab / Incubator.

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