TAB editor questions Warren’s Administration’s mixed message on 40B

In a new column, Newton TAB Editor Andy Levin raises a question that’s been bothering me for a while too: How is it that Newton Mayor Setti Warren can champion growing Newton’s affordable housing stock while his Planning Department and the Zoning Board of Appeals continues to cite a questionable claim that Newton has met its 40B threshold?

This sizeable anti-development movement is being enabled by a city government that on one hand has a “housing strategy” but on the other has taken a position that makes achieving the goals of the plan extraordinarily difficult.