Cambridge City Council
Harvard will recommit $20 million to a program designed to foster affordable housing opportunities in the Greater Boston area, the University announced Monday.
Championing issues from immigrant rights to affordable housing to the environment, 22 candidates have officially declared their candidacy for Cambridge City Council, the city’s election commission announced Friday.
The Cambridge City Council took the first step to pass an amendment to its surveillance ordinance to ban the use of facial recognition city-wide during its annual summer meeting Tuesday.
The Cambridge City Council Ordinance Committee met Tuesday to discuss a sweeping affordable housing proposal, the latest step in the city’s plan to implement affordable housing zoning reform.
The Cambridge Ordinance Committee heard public testimony on granting permits for recreational marijuana shops in Cambridge at a City Council hearing Thursday.
The Cambridge City Council voted at its meeting Monday to adopt a budget for fiscal year 2020 that represents the largest spending increase in city history.
The Cambridge City Council voted Monday to pass an order endorsing students activists’ demands for Harvard to divest from the fossil fuel industry.
The Cambridge City Council passed a law last week to establish a 20-mile network of protected bicycle lanes across the city and implement a five-year sidewalk and street construction plan.
During the city council meeting on Tuesday evening, several citizens spoke about current issues with affordable housing. Trudy C. Goodman said that "there is an assumption that people who don't have affordable housing don't work. But I work. Many of us work. I just cant afford to buy a half a million dollar condo."
Residents of Cambridge and neighboring cities, including several Harvard affiliates, testified in front of the Cambridge City Council Housing Committee on its proposed “100% Affordable Housing Zoning Overlay” at City Hall Tuesday.
His comments follow various public statements from Trump that have proposed to release migrant detainees from the United States-Mexico border into sanctuary cities, areas where law enforcement do not actively pursue or detain undocumented immigrants living in the community.
The Cambridge City Council Housing Committee discussed the Affordable Housing Overlay proposal at their Tuesday meeting, the latest step in an ongoing process to create more affordable housing in the city.