Walsh Raised Bar on Housing Production

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s pro-housing agenda delivered benefits to the city but critics say Walsh missed opportunities to make development more equitable and address the transportation and climate change crises.

Marty Walsh Gave Boston Room Flourish

Reasonable and amiable, outgoing Boston Mayor Marty Walsh never dominated the city’s political and development scenes like his predecessors. Yet he will leave as big an impact on Boston’s skyline and cityscape as any of his predecessors.

Walsh Begins Easing Construction Moratorium

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced a gradual easing of the city’s six-week-old construction moratorium, beginning with an immediate OK to resume site preparation on essential projects as defined by the state of Massachusetts.

Walsh Increases Boston’s 2030 Housing Production Target

When Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced four years ago that the city would create 53,000 new housing units by 2030, the general consensus was that it wasn’t enough, but at least it was something. But it turns out it’s really not enough – with the population of Boston now projected to reach nearly 760,000 by 2030, the mayor today announced the city will increase its housing production goal to 69,000.