About Daniel Fortier

Daniel Fortier is the Town Planner for the Town of Dennis. He is a certified planner by the American Institute of Certified Planners. He has been the Town Planner since 2001.

Despite $900M in CPA outlays, many Massachusetts cities and towns failing housing mandates – Boston Business Journal

Dennis comes in with 19% of Community Preservation Act funds spent on housing initiatives.

http://m.bizjournals.com/boston/real_estate/2014/09/despite-900m-in-cpa-outlays-many-mass-towns-fail.html?ana=twt&r=full

U.S. unprepared for housing needs of aging population | Harvard Gazette

An interesting read. As we continue expanding our sidewalk network we need to consider the land uses served by these investments.  Recently I walked the Route 28 corridor targeted for sidewalk upgrades with the Health Director and Chair of the Dennis Port Revitalization Committee. Future housing opportunities was a part of the conversation for this area. Perhaps the needs assessment in this report can provide us with some guidance.

U.S. unprepared for housing needs of aging population