Over the past several months, numerous proposals have come before the Massachusetts legislature seeking to improve the state’s infrastructure. Much of this proposed legislation relates to improving public transportation and the availability of affordable housing within our state.
Hong Lok House may look old on the outside, but that’s just its façade. Past its four different exteriors, a new steel building with high ceilings, wood floors and large windows overlooks Essex Street.
A protest organized by community activists took place on March 13. The Chinese Progressive Association and the Chinatown Resident Association participated.
Making a home safe for children means understanding hazards. Lead and mold are two common hazards in the home that affect children’s health.
Funding will Create Almost 300 New Construction Jobs in Boston
The fate of Chinatown is far from grim, based on affordable housing demand, community activism and immigration trends, said Tunney Lee, retired professor of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT. He discussed “Boston’s Chinatown: Beyond Stereotypes, Food and Boundaries” during a lecture at the Boston Central Library on Feb. 13.