Boston mayor releases plan for 53,000 housing units by 2030

Mayor Marty Walsh announced plans to add 53,000 housing units in Boston by 2030 on Oct. 9 at the One Greenway construction site in Chinatown. (Image courtesy of Vekonda Luangaphay.)

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh released “Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030,” a plan for housing that calls for 53,000 new units by 2030 on Oct. 9 at the One Greenway construction site. The plan focuses on four demographic groups: Seniors, low-income households, the middle class and students. A total of 5,000 new units will be for seniors, 44,000 new units for the workforce and 4,000 new units for vacancies to stabilize the market. “(Seniors) must be able to age in their homes. They have earned that right and we need them as neighbors,” Walsh said. “We need to support services … Continue reading

Chinatown meeting roundup: CCBA, CNC, CRA, CSC

Boston Police Capt. Jim Hasson for district A-1 (center) addressed the Chinatown Safety Committee on Dec. 4. On his right was Tom Lema, while moderator Bill Moy was on his left. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)
波士頓警察局A-1區長 Jim Hasson 在12月4日的華埠治安委員會自我介紹。左邊是隊長利瑪•湯姆跟右邊是主席陳灼鋆。 (圖片由黃靈美提供。)

The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, Chinatown Neighborhood Council, Chinatown Resident Association and Chinatown Safety Committee met in November and December. Continue reading