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Homeless Rights Advocates Mistrustful of BRA Rebranding

Homeless Rights Advocates Mistrustful of BRA Rebranding

On Wednesday, housing and homeless rights advocates wrote an open letter to the City Council and people of Boston reprimanding Mayor Walsh’s handling of the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). The letter coincided with Walsh’s announcement of the rebranding of the BRA, renaming it the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). Boston activist Mel King was

NOT AFFORDABLE: The battle for Egleston Square

The Boston Redevelopment Authority board approved a controversial development in Jamaica Plain’s Egleston Square on Wednesday. Located at 3200 Washington Street, the mixed use development has raised concerns from local activists about affordability and displacement. The planned development will feature ground floor retail, 76 residential units, and 40 parking spaces. While the developer, 3190 Washington

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