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STAT: The Readout Loud
TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Economic relief can’t wait
It would be a shame for lawmakers to hold up needed aid and housing reforms over sports betting.
Wu’s obstructionism is a losing strategy
The Boston city councilor's big stall on zoning appointees — causing delays on hundreds of small construction projects — isn't progressive.
IDEAS | NOAH Y. KIM
Housing will test white support for Black lives
White people are rallying against racism, but will they finally make it much easier for minorities to move into their neighborhoods?
Pine Street Inn housing project hits sticking point in Jamaica Plain
"Let’s be part of the solution and not look for false barriers to prevent people from leaving the streets and living in an apartment of their own."
Today’s vacated office spaces could be tomorrow’s apartments
"What do we do with the millions of square feet of surplus office space in Greater Boston? How about repurposing it as housing?"
Clock is running out on housing crisis — the state Legislature must act
Approving the governor's proposal is the least that lawmakers on Beacon Hill can do.
As evictions loom, a cloud descends
With a state moratorium on evictions scheduled to end Aug. 18, many fear the impacts to come.
There seems to be no dismantling bias in Boston-area housing market
Readers found a study showing discrimination against Black people seeking apartments to raise a distressingly familiar problem.
Systemic racism has dug its way into the housing landscape
"While it’s nice that most people think systemic racism is a problem, we need to be willing to take the appropriate action to solve the problem at home."
Members of the Boston City Council
Boston needs to adopt a planning equity standard
The city needs to set a standard that makes clear to developers that their bottom line is not more important than building a stronger and more equitable Boston.