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Talking Cambridge housing with Professor Bluestone

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

By Tim Logan, Globe staff In the latest sign of the housing crunch gripping Greater Boston, Cambridge on Monday held a lottery to provide affordable housing for families whose income tipped into the six-figures. And it received dozens of applications. A new apartment building in Kendall Square includes 15 units aimed squarely at a chunk…
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Professor Bluestone talks to the Boston Globe about the demand for triple-deckers in Boston

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By Catherine Cloutier, Globe Staff Tall, narrow, crowded together but somehow spacious inside, Boston’s three-deckers have stood the test of time. They pepper Boston’s neighborhoods, providing the backdrop for movies like “Good Will Hunting” and “Black Mass.” They house family after family, generation after generation. There were 26,466 three-deckers in Boston in 2012, according to…
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Faculty in the Media: January 2016

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

  The faculty and staff at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs continue to be reliable sources of expertise on current pressing issues. Here’s a list of articles during the month of January that reference our knowledgeable staff and their research.   Name Title Publication   International Affairs   Valen­tine Moghadam Professor, Sociology…
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Faculty in the Media: December 2015

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

The faculty and staff at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs continue to be reliable sources of expertise on current pressing issues. Here’s a list of articles during the month of December that reference our knowledgeable staff and their research.   Name Title Publication   Housing/Labor Alicia Sasser Modestino   Associate Professor of…
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Faculty in the Media: November 2015

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The faculty and staff at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs continue to be reliable sources of expertise on current pressing issues. Here’s a list of articles during the month of November that reference our knowledgeable staff and their research. Barry Bluestone, director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Planning, spoke…
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Get to Know: Diego Rodriguez Renovales, MURP Alum, Spring 2012

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Diego Rodriguez Renovales was working at a commercial architecture firm in Dallas when he first realized the power behind every proposal reimagining blighted, gentrified places or suburban strips and revitalizing urban cores. But with that realization came another one: Architectural principles proposed by Pritzker-winning architects oppose those proposed by leading urbanists, he said. “There was…
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Faculty in the Media: October 2015

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The faculty and staff at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs continue to be reliable sources of expertise on current pressing issues. Here’s a list of articles during the month of October that reference our knowledgeable staff and their research. Matthias Ruth, director of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, spoke…
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Meet SPPUA’s Advisory Committee Chairman Robert Beal

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

  When Professor Barry Bluestone asked Robert Beal to join the then Dukakis Center Advisory Board about 10 years ago, Beal said he jumped right in because the Center’s strong commitment to create more housing was evident. “Between what Mike Dukakis and Barry were doing, I said, ‘I’d love to help,’” Beal recalled. When the…
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3 things to do Oct. 12-18

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Professor Daniel Aldrich will discuss “The Fukushima Disaster: Lessons from Japan’s 3/11” on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 12-1:30 p.m., at the Asian Studies Lecture Series, 310 Renaissance Park.   “Lives in Law and Public Policy,” an annual speaker series that allows members of the Northeastern community to meet leading figures in the law and policy arena,…
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Faculty in the Media: September 2015

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

The faculty and staff at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs continue to be reliable sources of expertise on current pressing issues. Here’s a list of articles during the month of September that reference our knowledgeable staff and their research. Alan Clayton-Matthews, professor and director of quantitative methods in the School of Public…
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