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Fair housing rule seen as way to fight displacement
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Local News
Fair housing rule seen as way to fight displacement
Mayor Michelle Wu has signed into law an executive order that provides a legal framework that could compel developers to increase production of housing using fair housing law.
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Business
Biden’s fair housing guidelines aimed at discriminatory policies
On Jan. 26, President Joe Biden took steps to bring the nation towards the long-promised but never realized pledge of racial justice. Four executive orders signed that day make clear that the new administration will take meaningful and corrective actions.
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Local News
Councilor seeks fair housing zoning law
Boston City Council is moving forward with a zoning amendment that aims to make direct changes that assure fair housing for all and prevent displacement.
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There’s no place for racial animus in Roxbury
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Opinion
There’s no place for racial animus in Roxbury
Most people attribute success to their unfailing acumen, but they believe that failure results from invidious causes. Primarily the hostile acts of others did them in. That is how racial attitudes may arise. This process is now at work in Roxbury as some residents blame whites for the declining availability of moderate priced rental housing. Ironically, this turn of events occurs in the year of the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.
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