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Right now I feel as if it’s not really benefitting Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan. It’s benefitting the high income brackets. It’s gentrification. — Batese Walker-Woodberry, Certified Nursing Assistant, Dorchester
It’s good in a way. But we need more housing for the elderly and the disabled. There needs to be more affordability. — Elizabeth Grant, Housewife, Roxbury
It shows what the real makeup of Boston will be under the city’s 30-year plan. It’s not adding any capital to the bank accounts of any current residents. — Napoleon Jones Henderson, Artist, Roxbury
I think it’s not practical, based on the income of the people who live here. It seems like they’re catering to a high-income group. It’s difficult to find living quarters in Boston. — Nathaniel Coates, Retired, Boston
It’s gentrification. I’m not sure who can even afford what they’re building. — Quianna, Human Resources Coordinator, Savin Hill
I think it’s amazing. It’s a push for the future. I just wish it could be more for the community than attracting people from outside. — Taesha Jobson, Student, Mattapan
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