As coronavirus cases surge, community members grapple with a housing crisis.
SHOCKING DISCRIMINATION: RESEARCHER BEHIND NEW BOSTON HOUSING STUDY EXPLAINS BIAS, BIGOTRY BLACK RENTERS FACE
“The results of this study are deeply troubling and further reinforce the immediate need to address the longstanding injustices Black people face in every aspect of their lives.”
EVICTION FIGHT ENDURES AS END TO MASSACHUSETTS MORATORIUM LOOMS
Speakers presented a new report created by researches at Massachusetts Institute for Technology and City Life, which revealed that 70% of evictions in Boston are in communities where the majority of the population are people of color—Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan.
LANDLORDS CAN’T EVICT DURING PANDEMIC, BUT A BUNCH OF THEM TRIED
“It was sort of testing the water with it, seeing what [evictions] they can get away with. This legislation stopped folks in their tracks before it caught on.”
NOR’EASTER FOR ARTISTS
In region’s latest mass eviction, Northeastern boots African-American creatives from JP space