Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller has joined a coalition of 15 greater mayors to set a goal to add 185,000 new homes in Greater Boston by 2030. Details about the Metropolitan Mayors Coalition can be found here and a list of participants and data here.
But there’s also this comment from Fuller in
City Councilor Jake Auchincloss shared this on his email newsletter. Reprinted here with his permission.
Residents spend approximately 15% more to live in Newton than in neighboring cities and towns of Middlesex County, and one in five families earn below the living wage of $78K, according to Making Ends Meet in Newton, a report sponsored by the mayor’s Economic Growth for All initiative.
Drawing on Boston College faculty to help apply
This one has been bugging me for a week but I’m just getting to it now. In last week’s TAB, rather bold — and I’d argue entirely unsubstantiated — statement.of anti-housing group Newton Villages Alliance makes this
It is indisputable that Newton residents reject high-density residential projects because every one that has been proposed has encountered intense local opposition.
Kouril Grieser offers no evidence to support her declaration other than the fact that