The Department of Public Health reported more new COVID-19 cases Thursday than it has in months – 986 new cases of the highly-contagious virus that has been spreading largely uncontrolled for months.
Banks with more than $500 million in assets will receive temporary relief from FDIC audit requirements if they experienced growth by participating in the Paycheck Protection Program and other economic aid activities.
Washington negotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief bill took a modest step forward on Tuesday, though time is running out and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Donald Trump’s most powerful Senate ally, is pressing the White House against going forward.
Boston says it will resume accepting applications for its rental assistance fund for lower-income residents at risk of eviction, with $5 million available.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reported some progress in advance of a Tuesday deadline for reaching a pre-election deal with President Donald Trump on a new coronavirus relief package, but the same core problems bedeviling the effort remain in place despite optimistic talk from the president and his team.
The newest residential building at Boston’s EchelonSeaport includes 270 apartments with studios starting at $2,400 – and offers for up to two months free rent.
Out of time and without enough money, Massachusetts’ political leaders are gambling with the lives of hundreds of thousands of apartment tenants across the commonwealth.
The nation missed a historic opportunity when President Donald Trump mounted the balcony on the south face of the White House following his release from Walter Reed Medical Center.
Just as COVID-19 has widened inequities throughout the U.S. economy, the pandemic is separating commercial real estate sectors into stark categories of haves and have-nots.
Housing activists marched to Gov. Charlie Baker’s home in Swampscott on Wednesday to call on him to support more robust protections against evictions and foreclosures during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Recent trends have raised the specter of a period of widespread long-term unemployment that could turn the viral recession into a more painful, extended downturn as job skills erode and financial lives get upended by long-term unemployment.
Expanded rental assistance, rapid rehousing efforts and streamlined application processes are cornerstones of a $171 million plan announced Monday by the Baker administration to keep tenants in their homes and support landlords after the state’s eviction moratorium expires on Saturday.
Office vacancies and sublease listings soared during the third quarter as companies continued to hold off on long-term real estate decisions, according to local brokerage research.
After raising $777.5 million for his fourth and largest investment fund, Jonathan Davis is looking to buy COVID-resilient real estate such as life science, multifamily and industrial properties – and distressed debt in others that haven’t been spared during the pandemic.
A collaborative led by Boston Medical Center will receive $5 million from JPMorgan Chase as part of the bank’s efforts to support racial equity.
A 168-unit affordable housing and hotel tower planned for a city-owned parcel in Boston’s Chinatown is unlikely to move ahead because of rippling effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, at a time when eviction pressures are squeezing neighborhood residents.
Residents came into and left the state in equal measure in the pandemic’s alleged urban flight.
Even after being cautioned about issues, some mortgage servicers continued to provide borrowers with misleading or limited information about forbearance options on their websites.
In the latest blow to the beleaguered film industry, the second-largest movie theater chain in the U.S. is temporarily shuttering its locations Thursday.
The Mayor’s Office is reaching out to Boston tenants at risk of eviction as the statewide eviction moratorium creeps closer to its Oct. 17 expiration.