A Plan for Making Change

David Wluka has been in the real estate business longer than many Realtors today have been alive. As a residential and commercial real estate agent for nearly half a century, the Sharon resident has played key roles in real estate development south of Boston.

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Eviction Cases Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels

New eviction cases for failing to pay rent are back to pre-pandemic levels in Massachusetts six weeks after a state ban expired, and housing advocates want a stronger response from Beacon Hill given the rise in COVID-19 infection rates and the looming end to a federal moratorium ban.

Survey: 315K Not Confident About Making August Rent

More than 315,000 Massachusetts tenants have little to no confidence that they will be able to pay rent in August, according to survey data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau, a figure that one tenant advocate group said indicates as many as one in three renter households could soon face eviction.

May 1 Arrives and with It, Landlord Anxiety

Rent is due today for most residential and commercial rental units across Massachusetts, over 50 days into stay-at-home advisories and closures of non-essential businesses for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic

Rep.’s Objection Sidelines Eviction Bill 

Legislators are expected to resume debate today on a halt to foreclosures and non-essential evictions for the duration of Massachusetts’ state of emergency, after one lawmaker objected to the proposed House-Senate deal Thursday.

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Eviction Moratorium Announced in Boston

The coronavirus outbreak has caused another tectonic shift in Boston, alongside the closure of the city’s schools and a new state mandate for restaurants to shift to takeout-only service: Several large landlords have suspended apartment evictions during the crisis.