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Council approves Wu's rent stabilization home rule petition
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Council approves Wu's rent stabilization home rule petition
The Boston City Council on March 8 passed Mayor Michelle Wu’s rent stabilization proposal 11-2, with District 3 Councilor Frank  Baker and at-large Councilor Erin Murphy voting “no.”
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Council calls on Wu to increase affordable unit requirements
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Council calls on Wu to increase affordable unit requirements
Boston City councilors passed a resolution last week calling on the administration of Mayor Michelle Wu to increase the percentage of affordable housing required in new housing developments to 20% from the current 13% and to lower the building-size threshold at which the policy takes effect from nine units to five units.
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Haitian Unity Parade returns to Mattapan
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Haitian Unity Parade returns to Mattapan
On a hot and humid Sunday afternoon, thousands came out to enjoy the annual Haitian Unity Parade celebrating the Caribbean nation's 219th Flag Day with music, food and an opportunity for the community to access health services amidst the ongoing pandemic.
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Councilors Louijeune, Worrell give maiden speeches
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Councilors Louijeune, Worrell give maiden speeches
Boston City Councilors Ruthzee Louijeune and Brian Worrell gave speeches from the floor of the Ianella Chamber outlining their priorities for advancing racial justice in Boston.
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