Items Tagged with 'Boston real estate'

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  • Airbnb takes Boston to court over city’s “draconian” short-term rental rules

    Argues city’s laws violate Constitution, federal and state laws
    The city of Boston has new rules surrounding short-term rentals that are set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2019. According to Airbnb, Boston’s short-term rental rules violate the Constitution, multiple federal laws, and Massachusetts state law. Airbnb also claims the city's rules threaten short-term rental sites with “draconian” punishments should they violate the city’s rules.
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  • HUD awards $132 million for revitalization of distressed neighborhoods

    Grants provided to Boston, Denver, St. Louis, Louisville, Camden
    Select areas in Boston; Denver; St. Louis; Louisville, Kentucky; and Camden, New Jersey are set to receive an massive influx of federal funding as the government seeks to revitalize “distressed” neighborhoods by turning dilapidated public housing units into new, mixed-income, mixed-use housing units.
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  • This open house was so popular it’s criminal

    Popularity of open house in Boston draws police presence
    Don’t let anyone tell you that there isn’t demand for housing out there, especially in Boston. According to a report from CNBC, a recent open house in Boston was so popular that neighbors called the police because more than 100 potential homebuyers showed up at once and blocked off the street.
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