What Does Healey Really Support?

The front-runner in the race for governor wants to have her cake and eat it too when it comes to rent control – an idea with the potential to shut down housing production in Greater Boston.

Dem Delegates Endorse Healey, Qualify Chang-Díaz For Ballot

Massachusetts Democrats on Saturday afternoon endorsed Maura Healey’s quest to move from the attorney general’s office to the governor’s suite but also put Sonia Chang-Díaz on the September primary ballot, ensuring that Healey will have some intraparty competition before she could turn her full attention to any Republican opponents.

Healey Backs Local Rent Control Bills

Attorney General Maura Healey supports local-option rent control bills, her gubernatorial campaign spokesperson said, after Healey told GBH News’ “Boston Public Radio” program that she did not think rent control bills were a solution to the area’s high – and rising – rents.

Beacon Hill Battles Over Renter Rights

The pandemic has cast a spotlight on the precious living situation of so many people in Renter Nation, from surging rents to evictions. Now, legislators are debating a range of bills from renters’ right of first refusal to changes in who oversees real estate agents’ licenses.