The mission of the Public Policy Center (PPC) at UMass Dartmouth is to:
The PPC's primary goal is to inform public policy discussions by providing policy makers with university quality
research, technical assistance, and analytical services designed to help make our state, region, and communities
better places to live, work, and do business. We do this by leveraging the substantial skills of our students and
faculty partners, and enhancing the connections between the University and the communities it serves.
Understanding the Housing Needs and Challenges Facing Provincetown (PDF)