Saraya WintersmithDecember 4, 2018 12:08 PM
Can Boston Tax Its Way To More Affordable Housing?Taxing the boom in luxury housing is one idea being discussed as a potential solution to Boston's shortage of affordable units.
Mark HerzOctober 24, 2018 04:12 PM
Bond Rating Predicts More Economic Development In WorcesterMoody's Investors Service has issued a high-quality rating on bonds to be issued by the city to fund a new ballpark for the PawSox.
Molly BoigonOctober 2, 2018 03:16 PM
One Out Of Every Five New Buildings In Boston Is Energy InefficientAccording to a city database, about 20 percent of buildings constructed since 2012 operate less efficiently than the national median.
Saraya WintersmithSeptember 30, 2018 09:49 PM
Proposed Pot Shop Stirs Development Hopes And Safety ConcernsResidents in an area ravaged by the war on drugs consider recreational marijuana in their Dorchester neighborhood.
Adam ReillySeptember 20, 2018 04:31 PM
The YIMBYs Are Coming — And Not Everyone Is HappyA conference kicking off in Boston today aims to address issues affecting housing in the city and beyond.
WGBH NewsSeptember 12, 2018 12:52 PM
FULL SHOW: Trump Ties; 'Towering Excess'; Puerto Rico One Year LaterThe full episode of Greater Boston from September 11, 2018.
WGBH NewsSeptember 11, 2018 11:10 PM
Walsh Says He Plans To Look At Policies Affecting High-End ConstructionThe Institute for Policy Studies wants the city to levy a tax on high-end real estate transactions over $2.5 million. Mayor Marty Walsh says he plans to look at his policies affecting high-end construction, but isn’t interested in such a tax.
WGBH NewsSeptember 11, 2018 07:22 PM
Are Boston’s Luxury Apartments Serving As Cash Cows?A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies finds that more than a third of the units in Boston’s new luxury buildings are owned by limited liability companies and trusts – thus allowing their owners to remain anonymous.
Barbara HowardSeptember 11, 2018 07:12 PM
Is Luxury Housing Hurting Boston?A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies, a left-leaning think tank, makes the case that it is not.