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Next week, cities and towns have to start filing housing plans with the state. What’s coming?

If towns play along, the law would enable hundreds of thousands of units of housing, but some communities have signaled skepticism and publicly considered the consequences of noncompliance.

Mass. is spending big to boost homeownership. What happens when the money dries up?

Both the state and Boston have poured COVID relief funds into homeownership programs to help tackle the rising costs of housing. Now some are wondering if the programs are sustainable.

Native Hawaiians flock to Las Vegas for affordable living

It's increasingly common for Hawaii residents to be priced out of the Aloha State, where the median price for a single-family home topped $900,000 during the pandemic.

Big happenings all over town won BPDA approval this week

The board green lit a massive re-do of the Simmons University campus in the Fenway, a lab campus at WBZ-TV’s studio in Allston, and long-planned projects in Roxbury and South Boston.

Beverly has built a lot of new housing lately. Now some there say it’s time to slow down.

City officials are mulling a tighter cap on new building heights after a wave of development in the North Shore city.

Wu floats long-awaited rent control proposal, but many hurdles remain

The proposal — a signature issue for Wu — faces a long road to final approval at City Hall and on Beacon Hill.

Greater Boston’s housing market closed the year on a deepening down note

For the first time since 2018, home prices here fell in December on a year-over-year basis.

$31 million settlement made in largest redlining case in US history

City National is the latest bank in the past several years to be found systematically avoiding lending to racial and ethnic minorities, a practice that the Biden administration has set up its own task force to combat.