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Smoke, mirrors & lies

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Gouging landlords! Skyrocketing evictions! Out in the streets! Those were the headlines and slogans recently in a Boston newspaper and on a Boston radio station, a recent media blitz from tenant advocates timed to support the recently failed ”just Read More “Smoke, mirrors & lies”

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Boston Council defeats collective bargaining proposal in 8-to-5 vote

Fifth defeat of a tenant initiative relating to rents.

Will they ever stop trying?

 

Click here to read revised “voluntary collective bargaining” proposal.

Click here to read original “compulsory collective bargaining” proposal.

Last updated October 31, 2007

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Election victory in Boston!

Voters preserve Boston City Council 8-to-5 majority
against rent control. Another SPOA victory.

 

Another SPOA victory against rent control

We did it! In the November 8, 2005, Boston municipal election, we beat down rent control once again, almost as … Read More “Election victory in Boston!”

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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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