Tag: mass alliance of hud tenants

  • Renters Day of Action: Bostonians March Against Displacement and Gentrification

    Renters Day of Action: Bostonians March Against Displacement and Gentrification

    All photos: Anthony Williams As rents in Boston continue to increase, housing activists rallied and marched from City Hall to Chinatown demanding a freeze on rent increases and better eviction prevention for city residents. After a brief introduction at One Center Plaza, a giant prop fence reading “Eviction Free Zone” proceeded to lead the moving […]

  • HOMEWARD BOUND: Housing chief and adovcates demand more funding

    HOMEWARD BOUND: Housing chief and adovcates demand more funding

    At a Boston City Council budget hearing on May 5, the mayor’s chief of housing and local advocates called for increased funds to the housing budget—albeit in different ways. Councilors first heard from Sheila Dillon, Boston’s chief of housing and director of the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND). Dillon, on behalf of Boston Mayor Marty […]