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New Just Cause Eviction law being considered for Boston

October 6, 2016

Boston is one of the most rapidly gentrifying cities in the US. Though wages remain stagnant, housing costs are skyrocketing. This puts thousands of families, especially working class communities of color, at risk of being displaced.

Landlords and tenants have come together to introduce a Just Cause Eviction ordinance to put the brakes on displacement by protecting vulnerable renters. If passed by the Boston City Council and signed by the mayor, a Just Cause Eviction law would:

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