YIMBY – Yes In My Backyard – takes a stand against gentrification

Max Grinnell, Metropolitan College

In cities with a reputation as innovation hubs for their tech and entrepreneurial leadership, such as Boston, real estate prices are soaring and available housing is dwindling…

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“You want to be in these amenity-rich cities, where you have great outdoor spaces, tremendous job opportunity, and a higher quality of living. [And] If you are coming in to work at Logan airport, and you can only afford to live in some city 30 miles away, [a lot] of your time is spent in transit.”

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