Instead of putting up more condos, they should be building more affordable homes. Everywhere you look they’re putting up more luxury towers.—Sabrina Williams, Accounting, Roxbury
Start with raising the minimum wage. It starts there. People need a wage that can make it easier to afford the high cost of living here.—Juell Frazier, Accounting, Dorchester
Stop allowing contractors to come in and build high rise luxury condos. People need more affordable homes.
—Jenelle Lawson, Office Manager, Roslindale
I work placing homeless families in housing. There’s nowhere to place them in Boston. They’re building new housing here, but nobody can afford it.—Fannie Stewart-Gibbons, Stabilization Case Manager, Dorchester
The city needs to take better care of homeless people. People are building luxury condos and they aren’t putting
Boston residents in them.—Edward Galloway, Self-employed, Charlestown
Invest some of the resources they’re getting from big companies moving here and large institutions in our communities.—Deborah Wilson, Benefits Issuance Specialist, Roxbury