FAIR HOUSING WHACKED: TUFTS STUDENTS FIGHT ADMIN PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH “CLASSIST” DORM SYSTEM

  More than 200 Tufts University students, faculty, and allies from surrounding communities held a march and demonstration last week to protest a new campus housing policy, according to the Boston Herald. Over the summer, the Tufts administration announced that its annual lottery system for on-campus housing during each academic Continue Reading

UNWILLING CONVERTS

Somerville’s largest condo grab in history yields relative tenant win in tense market Greg Santos moved into Somerville’s Millbrook Lofts apartment complex with his girlfriend in August 2017, looking forward to using its dedicated art space. Married couple Luciano Betoldi and Maria d’Orey, both from Portugal, immigrated to the US Continue Reading

A MAVERICK APPROACH TO LIQUOR LICENSING

An East Boston update to ‘The Thirsty Games’ This article is part of ongoing coverage by the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism and its partner publications about the impact of inequitable liquor licensing in Boston and the hope that can arise in neighborhoods with increases in restaurant and nightlife opportunities. It’s a Wednesday summer evening, Continue Reading