Rent Control Could Be Headed for 2024 Statewide Vote

Massachusetts residents could have a chance to repeal the state’s 30-year ban on municipal-level rent control measures, following Attorney General Andrea Campbell’s decision to allow a referendum on the topic onto the state’s 2024 ballot.

Sun reflecting off the golden dome of the Massachusetts State House

Communities Lobby Beacon Hill for New Transfer Tax

After years of unsuccessful attempts to give cities and towns the option to tax home sales to support local affordable housing, advocates this session are putting forward a new version of the bill with more flexibility for municipalities to choose a plan that works for their community.

Personnel File – No. 326

Who’s on the move? From new VPs to fresh project managers, see who’s been hired, promoted and honored: It’s the latest issue of Banker & Tradesman’s Personnel File.