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Exploring Housing Affordability In Boston51:24
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3200 Washington St. will include a 73-unit apartment development in Egleston Square. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
3200 Washington St. will include a 73-unit apartment development in Egleston Square. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

All this week, we'll be taking an in-depth look at housing affordability in Boston and the intersection of public policy, tenant protections, and the free market. In our first conversation, we examine the rising property values of housing in the Egleston Square neighborhood of Jamaica Plain.

Guests

Qainat Khan, freelance producer/reporter. She tweets @qnk11.

Richard Thal, executive director of the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation, which tweets @jp_ndc.

Douglas Quattrochi, executive director of MassLandlords. He tweets @dougjq.

Greg Vasil, president of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board, which tweets @gbreb.

Peter Moskowitz, journalist, author of "How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and The Fight For The Neighborhood." They tweet @_pem_pem.

This program aired on February 19, 2019.

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