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A Cambridge City Council panel’s proposal would legalize six-story buildings. Everywhere.

The ambitious proposal, designed to tackle the city’s housing crisis, would essentially scrap the current neighborhood-by-neighborhood zoning scheme.


Mayor Wu is at odds with business leaders over property tax plan

Wu's move aims to protect homeowners and renters from higher taxes, but business leaders say it will hurt the city’s competitiveness

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Deciding where to live? Here’s your Greater Boston Neighborhood Vibe Check™.

Are you seeking a hustle-and-bustle spot? A bohemian enclave? A quiet residential nook? Good news: We’ve got all of them in spades.

After vote Tuesday failed, Nantucket’s short-term rental debate will grind on

A measure to broadly legalize short-term rentals on the island was voted down at Town Meeting. Now what?

Map: Nearly 200 towns must rezone under the MBTA Communities law. Has your town complied?

More than 130 communities are working to pass new zoning rules that will make it easier to build multifamily housing, and dozens of local votes are coming this year.

On Nantucket, a battle over short-term rentals has lasted years. It may finally come to an end Tuesday.

The Town Meeting will vote on a measure to formally legalize short-term rentals on the tony island where many residents rent homes to vacationers.


On housing and energy, Healey’s big plans collide with local resistance

The governor is facing blowback from town officials on some of her top priorities, which could imperil their progress in the Legislature.

Bankrupt WeWork may abandon its lease at One Lincoln Street

The coworking company is still hoping to strike a new deal with its landlord, Fortis, for lower rents.