Author: Shawn Musgrave

  • Shining a Light on Boston Public Housing

    Shining a Light on Boston Public Housing

    On the afternoon of 1 Oct. 2002, a resident of Back of the Hill Apartments in Jamaica Plain called a federal low-income housing hotline to report unacceptable conditions in the complex. “Caller has a complaint that there has not been an exterminator in the building in nine months,” the hotline operator jotted down in the […]