Are petty City Council politics stalling plans for Mayor Michelle Wu’s ambitious overhaul of the one board that holds sway over most development projects in Boston?
It’s not clear what prompted Boston Mayor Michelle Wu to decide now is the time lower the boom on the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals.
Boston at-large City Councilor Michelle Wu formally launched her campaign for mayor Tuesday morning with a two-minute campaign video that suggests real estate development will feature heavily in her pitch to voters.
Her case against Boston Mayor Marty Walsh appears better suited to interviewing to be the executive director of the BPDA, not mayor of one of the nation’s oldest, greatest and most vibrant cities.
Yo Michelle, I’m gonna let you finish, but…
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says at-large City Councilor Michelle Wu called him to say she plans to announce a run for mayor in 2021.
The Boston City Council voted 7-5 Wednesday night to reject four nominees to its under-strength Zoning Board of Appeals at the urging of Councilor Michelle Wu.
Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu issued a sweeping plan to revamp aspects of the city in response to climate change and economic inequality on Monday morning.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh wants to make sure the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals doesn’t have a repeat of last year’s corruption scandal.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has named a senior leader at condominium developer New Boston Ventures as his new chief of staff.
Hot on the heels of a New York City law to ban broker fees in apartment rentals, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says he intends to do the same thing.
Boston officials approved renaming the square in the historically black neighborhood of Roxbury to Nubian Square on Thursday, the city’s latest effort to reconcile its slave ties and past racism.
A day after signing a home rule petition that would allow Boston to impose a 2 percent transfer tax on expensive real estate sales, Mayor Marty Walsh headed to Beacon Hill to lobby for a second petition that asks for the ability to modify the city’s development linkage fees in real time.
The chairman of the Boston Planning & Development Agency’s board of directors since 2014 is retiring immediately and Priscilla Rojas has been named acting chair of this afternoon’s monthly board meeting.
The Boston City Council voted 10-3 Wednesday afternoon to ask the state legislature for permission to establish a transfer tax on real estate sales over $2 million to support affordable housing construction.
The Boston City Council is scheduled to take up a proposal to ask the state legislature for permission to implement as much as a 2 percent tax on most real estate sales in the city over $2 million.
The vacation rentals site is responding to a deadly shooting at one of its California listings and new rules intended to limit its impact on the local housing market.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Boston Planning & Development Agency Director Brian Golden defended the agency and their reform efforts in the wake of attacks and calls for the agency’s dismantlement by at-large City Councilor Michelle Wu, widely speculated as a potential 2021 challenger to Walsh.
At-large Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu issued a sweeping indictment of Boston’s current planning and development process this morning, and called for the destruction of the agency charged with managing it.
A proposal for a top-to-bottom revamp of Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeals unveiled Monday was greeted with hesitancy and skepticism by real estate industry leaders.