A tax reform bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would do away with tax-exempt bonds and associated tax credits that housing officials are counting on to rehab thousands of units throughout the city. Tenants and politicians are helping fight the cuts.
The Trump tax plan is a disaster for Cambridge’s public housing, and if enacted will undo years of planning and millions of dollars in rehabilitation for aging units, officials said.
Commercial real estate broker McCall & Almy said Wednesday that it is giving tours of the Episcopal Divinity School campus near Harvard Square and providing information to qualified buyers in anticipation of setting a deadline for initial bids.
Even candidates for City Council who don’t get elected – or reelected – have ideas that should survive the campaign at least long enough for thorough consideration, though of course the proposers want the chance to pursue them personally from City Hall.
Let’s have a conversation about how to fix Cambridge’s housing crisis, rather than just acknowledging the crisis exists. We are at a crossroads. When I was growing up […]
How and why did Bernie Sanders choose to lend his support to candidates in the upcoming City Council race? In questioning Sanders’ decision, “Democratic activists” question the validity of his vision for meaningful grassroots change at the local level.
I fully support the candidates endorsed by the A Better Cambridge group and believe they will implement the right strategies and work together to ensure that Cambridge remains an inclusive community.
Though a long design and permitting process is ahead, MIT’s redevelopment of the 14-acre Volpe site in Kendall Square won its zoning late Monday from the City Council.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied support for progressive candidates running for City Council, the Board of Alderman and school district leadership in Somerville and Cambridge on Monday, speaking to a packed house about reclaiming U.S. government from the 1 Percent.
Because some would rather sacrifice the affordable housing and other community benefits to advance a very narrow agenda, we’ve decided reluctantly to raise our concerns in a more public way about the jeopardy we see for the fate of the current Volpe proposal.