Monthly Archives: December 2004

Boston City Council defeats Rent Control

8-to-5 vote is thanks to SPOA

 

Tenants chanted in protest after the vote

Thanks to thousands of calls, emails and letters from small property owners, on December 8, 2004, the Boston City Council voted 8 to 5 against a … Read More “Boston City Council defeats Rent Control”

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Rent control defeat shows skeletal tenant movement

Historic Cambridge Vote

 

61% say “NO”

Now they had their chance. The 1994 statewide repeal of rent control was, they always said, outsiders forcing Cambridge to give up what a majority in Cambridge wanted. Now Cambridge citizens could at … Read More “Rent control defeat shows skeletal tenant movement”

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