Don’t forget election day is November 8th, but early voting started on October 24th. See the below link for information on poll locations and times.
NEWS AND UPDATES
Early voting begins October 24th at five locations around the city.
Envision Cambridge is seeking volunteers for four Working Groups on the following topics: Housing, Climate and Environment, Economy, and Mobility. Applications are due November 18th.
The Obama Administration released a white paper on the negative consequences of restrictive zoning including increased inequality, lower economic growth, and segregation. The paper outlines policies that communities can take to increase housing production.
The Boston Globe published an editorial on the subject of Obama’s housing push that cites the proposed downzoning of Riverside as a prime example of excessive local regulation.
The next ABC general meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 16th at 7 pm. The location is TBD.
The Cambridge Historical Society is hosting the second part of a three part symposium on housing in Cambridge. The event titled, "What have been the successes & failures of affordable housing planning & activism?" takes place on Thursday, October 27th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Cambridge Community Center.
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DID YOU KNOW?
The total assessed value of all residential property in Cambridge is $24.5 billion.