For the quarter ending in September 2015, the vacancy rate for rental housing was reported at 7.3%, an increase of 0.50 percentage points from 6.8% last quarter, and an increase of 0.20 percentage points from the 7.1% vacancy rate reported in March 2015. Continue reading
Chinatown residents gathered at Josiah Quincy Elementary School to discuss the future of Parcel 12 on Sept. 23.
With college students heading back to school, Attorney General Maura Healey is advising those living off campus to know their rights as tenants and is offering an updated guide pdf format of Attorney General’s Guide to Landlord/Tenant Rights about renting an apartment in Massachusetts. Continue reading
Parcel 12 is one of the few remaining undeveloped properties in Chinatown. It has been identified as having a high potential for immediate development due to its prime location and ownership by a public entity Continue reading
Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC), a 27-year old nonprofit organization serving the Asian American community of greater Boston, has just completed the rehabilitation of Tremont Village, a 20-unit low-income apartment building at the border of Chinatown and Bay Village. Continue reading
Hundreds of new housing units, two hotels, and expanded home for arts nonprofit part of approvals BOSTON – With a full agenda of proposed developments across the city to consider, the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s Board of Directors approved eight projects at last night’s meeting. Among the many proposals that won support were a large downtown affordable and workforce housing project, a new hotel in the South End, an expanded home for Artists for Humanity, and apartments in Dorchester for persons with disabilities. Combined, the approved projects represent $401.6 million worth of investment in Boston’s economy, and they are expected to … Continue reading