Offensive Deed Language Targeted

A little-known but highly effective legal group is working on drafting model legislation that would help property owners remove discriminatory, restrictive covenants from their deeds.

Baker Must Be Held to Account

A timely and effective rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations is critical to righting Massachusetts’ economy and enabling the state and its businesses to exit this never-ending state of crisis. And somehow, Charlie Baker bungled it.

Realtors Grapple with New Hate Speech Rules

In an unusual, if not unprecedented, move for a major trade organization, the National Association of Realtors has taken full ownership for any and all discriminatory actions taken over the years by the 1.4 million agents and brokers for which it speaks.

Berkshire’s Next CEO Matters

As Berkshire Bank embarks on its second CEO search in less than two years, its board can do a service to Massachusetts by picking a leader who is committed to carrying forward its initial forays into diversity, equity and inclusion.

Racism in Real Estate Cannot Stand

Greater Boston’s rental housing industry has a serious racism problem, and it’s going to take effort from industry and government – including Attorney General Maura Healey – to solve.