Housing in Boston: Parochialism vs. Production


Published on Mar 14, 2017

How can market-rate housing be built that meets the needs of real Bostonians? Without abandoning the small, historic scale of Boston neighborhoods, how can new housing projects both optimize construction costs and meet unit goals for a growing population?

The Boston Society of Architects brings three Boston City Councilors to their “Designing Boston” series to talk about good housing stock creation. With the help of former city councilor Mike Ross, they unpack enduring issues: tensions between policymakers and community members and challenges posed by codes. They also highlight some successful examples.

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