Boston Sketches a Triple-Decker Comeback

Architectural avatars of efficient and livable middle-class housing, triple-deckers altered the landscape Massachusetts in the early 20th century. Over 100 years later, Massachusetts’ affordability crisis is prompting a fresh look at the form.

Is Compact Living Here to Stay?

Boston’s two-year-old experiment with a new compact living model has attracted steadily increasing interest from housing developers willing to take a flier on its financial promises of lower costs.

Walsh Names New Head for Housing Innovation Lab

Boston has a new point person as it tries to find innovative solutions to the region’s housing crisis. In the coming year, they will lead the lab’s work on projects related to resilience, multigenerational living and community wealth building.