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Mayor Martin Walsh signs the Jim Brooks Stabilization Act.

Mayor Martin Walsh signs the Jim Brooks Stabilization Act.

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Weakened Jim Brooks Act passes in Council

When the Jim Brooks Stabilization Act hit the city council floor last week, councilors voted 10-3 to pass it. But by the accounts of many of its city council supporters, the measure was only a weak, if welcome, contribution to protecting vulnerable residents from displacement.