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SPOA Proposal: Create smaller-sized, lower-rent units rapidly in existing rental housing

We are over-housed   

Today’s households are much smaller than they used to be, yet these smaller households often live in large apartments built originally for the wealthy or for large immigrant households. If some of these large apartments are … Read More “SPOA Proposal: Create smaller-sized, lower-rent units rapidly in existing rental housing”

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Ways households can lower their rents

Move to a smaller apartment, get a roommate, get another roommate, move to a nearby cheaper neighborhood or city, have two small families share a large apartment, and – last resort – move back in with parents or relatives.

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New approaches to housing

Beyond Rent Control: The Opportunities

Proposals to Increase the Supply and Lower the Cost
of Housing in Massachusetts

Prepared by the Small Property Owners Association and presented at a Reception with His Excellency Argeo Paul Cellucci, Governor of Massachusetts, at Read More “New approaches to housing”

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