Healey Pulls Milton Grant After Zoning Vote

The state is stripping Milton of a $140,800 coastal resiliency grant awarded only a month ago after voters there rejected a multifamily zoning package last week that was intended to bring the town into compliance with the MBTA Communities transit-oriented zoning law.

Mass. to Launch $100K Housing Voucher Anti-Discrimination Campaign

Landlords and tenants will soon start seeing ads pop up in their social media feeds and in newspapers declaring that “voucher discrimination is illegal,” part of a new push aimed at reducing the frequency that people who use programs like Section 8 to pay part of their rent get discriminated against.

Healey Housing Approach Takes Shape

While the wait continues for a housing bond bill, the Healey administration’s housing production vision is slowly coming into view, and it will feature more than 20 policy changes designed to drive up the state’s lowest-in-the-nation vacancy rate.

Healey Admin. Plans Vacant-Housing Blitz

Following a wide-ranging investigation by WBUR and Pro Publica that found the state’s housing authorities had around 2,300 vacant, state-subsidized affordable apartments, the Healey administration announced it’s launching a “90-day push” to get tenants into empty units.