Town of Braintree, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Braintree 5-18-2010 by Ord. No. 09-053. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Charter provisions — See Section 5.8.
There shall be a Fair Housing Liaison, who shall be appointed by the Mayor and shall serve without compensation.
The Fair Housing Liaison shall:
Identify and coordinate with other Town departments and boards to mobilize Town resources to provide persons now residing in the Town or persons wishing to reside in the Town equal access to housing regardless of race, age, sex, religion, economic status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, or physical or mental disability;
Work closely with the Department of Planning and Community Development, the Housing Authority, the Director of Elder Affairs, monitoring agents designated by any comprehensive permits issued by the Zoning Board of Appeals, and applicable state and federal agencies to facilitate equal access to housing within the Town;
Review and offer comments and recommendations on any housing proposal that may affect equal housing opportunities in the Town;
Develop and monitor the Town's fair housing programs and advise the Mayor on the implementation of said programs;
Serve as the primary contact between the Mayor and any federal, state, regional or local housing agencies or any community development corporation providing housing service to the Town; and
Identify concerns in housing practices in the Town and recommend resolutions to such concerns to the Mayor.