MAYOR WU ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE ORDER TO STREAMLINE APPROVAL OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Today, Mayor Michelle Wu announced that she will sign an executive order designed to speed up the production of affordable housing in the coming days. She made the announcement during her speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce at their annual Government Affairs Forum. This executive order is a response to the challenges facing Boston’s housing market in order to remove barriers and make the process for developing affordable housing easier across the city.
On WBUR: Labor Day events include a block party and a quick art competition
The weekend is here! WBUR’s arts engagement producer Arielle Gray shares the details of events happening in and around Boston this Labor Day weekend. Some highlights include an art competition at Hibernian […]
In The Bay State Banner: When the BRA leveled a Lower Roxbury neighborhood
Up until the late 1960s, the area of Lower Roxbury around Madison Park was a vibrant neighborhood where luminaries such as jazz drummer Roy Haynes, former state representative and Minister Michael Haynes, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan and former Boston Police Superintendent William Billy Celester came of age.
In The Dorchester Reporter: Center lane plan for Mattapan draws flak from top state Senate candidates
The four major candidates sounded off on the $60 million project at a forum on July 20 at Roxbury’s Hibernian Hall sponsored by the Communities of Color coalition. While much in the Blue Hill Avenue plan is up for debate, city transportation officials have indicated in community meetings that the center-lane bus proposal is likely a non-negotiable part of the planning.