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Housing is an enormous issue in Boston. There should be more control of landlords.—Carmen Pola, Community Organizer and Volunteer
Income inequality. There are divisions that are still in big cities, including neighborhoods in Boston, that without a leverage point, result in generational displacement.—Dr. Clifford Janey, Teacher/Educator
Quality care for seniors, like my mother. If they continue to take care of seniors, that is half of the city’s population.—Joyce Dennis, Healthcare Insurance Worker
More traffic control. Sometimes cars don’t stop at crosswalks while pedestrians are trying to get around.—Sam Hudson, Retired
Homelessness. The temperatures are unbearable and you see people out there, possibly dying.—Theresa Lewis, Hospital Staff Assistant
Education, because I think the youth is the future and a lot of cities don’ take that into account, especially in urban areas when there is not a lot of money.—Virginia Lyons, Accountant
What issue do you think the city should focus on in the new year?