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Roving Camera 7-5-18: What changes do you think the city should make to its housing policies?

They need to lower the standards so people making less than $30,000 can afford to rent and buy homes. And there should be a community process to update the Roxbury Master plan. —Darnell Johnson, Executive Director, Roxbury
They should only build affordable housing for low-income people on public land. They should hold it off the market until the resources are there to build affordably. It’s what we did in the South End in the ’70s and ’80s.—Michael Kane, Executive Director, Jamaica Plain
They need to look at properties that have been foreclosed or taken by tax lien and renovate them. There are still a lot of boarded-up properties in Boston.—Priscilla Banks, Program Director, Dorchester
They need define what “affordable housing” means. If you ask people what it means, you get a lot of different answers.—Brother Lo, Community Activist, Dorchester
They should create housing for people who need it. What’s messing things up is people who really need housing can’t get it. All these condos are going up for the wealthy.—Steven, Millwright, Dorchester
The should enact an anti-displacement policy.—Weezy Waldstein, Organizer, Jamaica Plain