Crimson staff writer
Erika K. Chung
In Cambridge, Black and Latinx Borrowers Face Higher Mortgage Loan Denial Rates, June Report Reveals
Black and Latinx borrowers faced significantly higher mortgage lending denial rates in Cambridge and in Massachusetts broadly in 2021, according to a June 2023 report.
More than 70 Cambridge residents and activists gathered in front of Cambridge City Hall Wednesday afternoon in support of Cambridge Green New Deal policies that would mandate emissions reductions from large commercial buildings.
Local undergraduates are developing an app to connect Greater Boston’s unhoused population to essential resources, with hopes to launch it in the coming weeks.
Cambridge Human Rights Commission Discusses Rental Assistance Program, Housing Discrimination in Meeting
Cambridge’s Human Rights Commission discussed housing discrimination and ways to facilitate household participation in a Massachusetts rental assistance program to obtain housing in the city in a Thursday meeting.
Former Massachusetts Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 and Lt. Governor Karyn E. Polito rolled out new healthcare programs for residents regardless of health insurance status to a network of 25 Community Behavioral Health Centers across the state last month.
Confronting record-breaking low temperatures earlier this month, some of Cambridge’s unhoused residents sought refuge in shelters offering extended hours last weekend, while others faced the cold.
Cambridge City Council’s Housing Committee met Wednesday to discuss proposals to loosen height restrictions and increase floor space in affordable housing.
Black alumni discussed their experiences as Harvard students and their thoughts on the College’s past actions during the “Beyond ‘Fair Harvard’: Perspectives from Black Alumni” event on Tuesday.
Belfer Center fellow Megan M. Turnbull discussed the conditions leading to election violence in Nigeria during a virtual seminar hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School on Thursday.
Private sector professionals gave a series of presentations at the intersection of national security and artificial intelligence during a virtual seminar held by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs on Tuesday.