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Report Shows Investors are Gobbling Up Homes Across Greater Boston

Report Shows Investors are Gobbling Up Homes Across Greater Boston New research found one in every five homes sold to an investor from 2004 to 2018, with significant impact on lower-income neighborhoods of color November 28, 2023 – BOSTON – Both renters and homebuyers in the Greater Boston area have seen firsthand that market conditions have […]

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Heat Preparedness Week 2023: Climate Change is a Public Health Issue

Heat Preparedness Week 2023: Climate Change is a Public Health Issue Written by Sasha Shyduroff, Senior Clean Energy and Climate Planner August 21, 2023 – The Greater Boston region is experiencing more frequent and intense heat waves, as well as rising temperatures due to climate change. Just this year, a heat emergency was declared on July […]

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New Research Supports Regional Trend: Supply of Off-Street Residential Parking Outweighs the Demand

New Research Supports Regional Trend: Supply of Off-Street Residential Parking Outweighs the Demand A more “perfect fit” of parking supply and demand can lower development costs, enable more affordable housing, free up land for open space, and promote sustainable transportation Note: this press release was updated with new data in March 2024. July 17, 2023 […]

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Report Shows Greater Boston is Susceptible to Unpredictable Stormwater Flooding

Report Shows Greater Boston is Susceptible to Unpredictable Stormwater Flooding The vast majority of flood claims from March 2010 storms were outside of FEMA flood zones, according to analysis May 1, 2023 – BOSTON – While images of waves crashing over seawalls and motorists braving flooded streets may attract more attention, stormwater flooding is devastating […]

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