Rent control supporters, opponents take fight to Beacon Hill

A bill from Reps. Mike Connolly and Nika Elugardo, would let municipalities seek their own forms of rent stabilization. They could also establish just cause eviction ordinances, where landlords could only evict for specific reasons, including failure to pay rent or using an apartment for illegal purposes.

The Case For Rent Control In Massachusetts

Thanks to a bill from state Reps. Nika Elugardo and Mike Connolly, would bring rent control back to Massachusetts. Rent control, like any policy, is as good or bad as the local governments charged with implementing it. Filed earlier this year, Elugardo and Connolly’s bill — “An Act Enabling Local Options for Tenant Protections” — …

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Apart But Connected

It’s official — Team Nika is on the ballot!! I am grateful to all who helped us get nomination signatures safely. September 1st, 2020 here we come!  Campaigning during COVID is surreal, but one thing hasn’t changed. It is still a team effort. More than ever, the theme of our campaign has been service. Whether …

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Milestones to the Ballot!

I thought I’d write you a happy note today, after all the coronavirus news and updates. I turned in my last nomination papers to Boston City Hall last week. With those sheets, plus the ones I turned in at Brookline, we collected 263 signatures. That’s significantly over the required amount, so plenty to account for illegible …

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