Somerville revises housing ordinance, prepares for vote

University administrators and Somerville city aldermen collaborated to revise the city’s proposed University Accountability Ordinance during the Dec. 3 meeting of the Board of Aldermen’s Legislative Matters Committee. The proposed ordinance, which was initially introduced during the board’s Aug. 28 meeting, would require universities that have students living within Somerville limits to submit a list […]


Somerville responds to affordable housing crisis, urges Tufts to build more on-campus housing

In the coming weeks, the City of Somerville will be considering measures aimed at curbing one of its most pressing issues: a dwindling supply of affordable housing for its lower and middle-class residents, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone announced on Oct. 15. Gentrification and a hot local real estate market have been driving up Somerville’s housing […]


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