Building on our Heritage: A Housing Strategy for Smart Growth and Economic Development


The proposed initiative uses the concept of Overlay Zoning Districts to direct higher density growth into Smart Growth locations. Communities that voluntarily participate in the new housing program will be substantially rewarded for their participation. The program will directly address the problem of accelerating sprawl in the Commonwealth.  Download Full Report

2003 Greater Boston Housing Report Card

Housing Report Card 2003

This Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2003 follows a similar report completed eighteen months ago before it, by the Center for Urban and Regional Policy (CURP) at Northeastern University in collaboration with The Boston Foundation and the Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA). Download Full Report

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