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Affordable housing plan for JP church
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Affordable housing plan for JP church
Satisfying skeptics and making good on its promises so far, an almost forgotten attempt at preserving the Blessed Sacrament church building has now made its way back into the Pennrose proposal.
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City taps Mattapan native to redevelop Blue Hill Ave. lots
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City taps Mattapan native to redevelop Blue Hill Ave. lots
Affordable housing, commercial space slated for five vacant city-owned parcels.
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Ribbon cut on 76 affordable units in Mattapan
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Ribbon cut on 76 affordable units in Mattapan
After years of planning and construction 76 new affordable housing units have been completed on the site of the long abandoned Cote Ford car dealership in Mattapan.
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Opinion
Working to keep people in their own homes
We are leaders of local community organizations, working to stabilize the future of our neighborhoods and communities, particularly in Greater Boston communities of color, who have come together to say that we need an affordable housing strategy that includes saving the homes we have.
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Opinion
Record inflation shrinks housing affordability, worsens racial wealth gaps
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the nation’s consumer price index  (CPI) at the end of May was the largest since December 1981, more than 40 years ago.
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Homeowners sue Roxbury mortgage lender
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Business
Homeowners sue Roxbury mortgage lender
At a protest Tuesday outside the Roxbury headquarters of BlueHub, formerly Boston Community Capital, Cheryl Ortiz and a few dozen other homeowners rallied against its lending practices.
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Politics
The rent is too high: state rep. candidate priced out
Last week State Representative hopeful Mark Martinez announced on Twitter that he would be withdrawing his candidacy for the 7th Suffolk District, citing his inability to find affordable housing in the district as the reason for the early end to the campaign.
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New housing transforms Jackson Sq.
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New housing transforms Jackson Sq.
Over the last two decades Jackson Square has seen major redevelopment with the addition of a supermarket, affordable housing and now a slew of new development on top of previously vacant lots in the neighborhood.
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Bostonians air views on rent control
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Local News
Bostonians air views on rent control
Last Tuesday, the Mayor’s Office of Housing (MOH) held its first listening session to discuss Mayor Wu’s rent stabilization initiative — a policy that she plans to put before state lawmakers next year.
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Opinion
They’ve served their time, they deserve safe, affordable housing
While citizens of Boston are acutely aware of the lack of affordable housing experienced by the general population, many are not aware of how the housing issue impacts those recently released from prison, otherwise known as returning citizens.
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Councilors, advocates press mayor on affordable housing
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Councilors, advocates press mayor on affordable housing
Last week, affordable housing advocates came together to demand that the city take action on the lack of affordable housing across Boston, calling on the Wu administration to increase the amount of affordable rental units, hold developers accountable for their affordable housing agreements and create affordable homeownership opportunities for city residents.
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Lab space, affordable housing for parcel over Mass Pike
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Lab space, affordable housing for parcel over Mass Pike
Seven years after being selected by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and having development halted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Peebles Corporation is finally moving forward on its plans to develop an air rights parcel over the Mass Pike in Boston’s Back Bay.
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