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Boston Can’t Fix the Housing Crisis Alone →

Boston Can’t Fix the Housing Crisis Alone—the Commonwealth Must Enforce its MBTA Zoning Law Lawyers for Civil Rights Applauds Mayor Wu’s Housing Efforts, But More is Needed Across the Commonwealth to Combat the Affordable Housing Crisis Boston Mayor Michelle Wu delivered her second state of the city address. In it,...

LCCR Urges HUD To Investigate Airbnb For Fair Housing Violations →

Racial Justice
In a letter issued today, the Lawyers' Committee calls upon the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to take immediate investigatory and enforcement action to ensure that Airbnb and its hosts fully comply with civil rights laws.  In our letter, we cite recent evidence that Airbnb renters with distinctively African-American names are approximately 16% less likely to be accepted by...