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Affordable Housing Key Concern for City Officials

Affordable Housing Key Concern for City Officials

Easing height restrictions in exchange for the creation of affordable housing units, micro units in Roxbury and community land trusts are among the ideas being considered by the Mayor’s Housing Innovation Lab to lower the cost of home construction for middle income Boston residents.

 

Porter Square's Rand to Feed Condo-Starved Cambridge 20 Units

Porter Square's Rand to Feed Condo-Starved Cambridge 20 Units

A perennial for-sale crunch in the People's Republic fuels a climate of bidding wars and over-asks harsh even by Greater Boston standards.

Prices are expected to start at $600,000, and pre-sales should start soon.

What The Increased Interest Rates Mean for Millennials

The Federal Reserve has finally raised its interest rate. The impact on savings accounts won't be huge, at least for now. However, with the December increase, the fed funds rate - which has been circling zero for the last six years - went up a quarter percent. Though this is a baby step, bigger changes could come in 2016 if the Fed continues to raise rates. So here's what millennial savers and borrowers should know and more improtantly, what to do about it.