Gov. Deval Patrick says he is weighing a request by the Obama administration about whether Massachusetts could agree to shelter some of the unaccompanied children crossing the nation’s southern border illegally.
Due to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February’s real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.
Single-family home sales in Massachusetts last month were the highest for January since 2007 and median prices jumped by double-digit percentages since January 2013.
Boston is world renown for innovation, education and hard-working people. But the city and region are still facing some big challenges. For many families, finding an affordable place to live is a struggle, whether buying or renting.
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors says the number of single-family homes sold in the state in January jumped almost 16 percent when compared to the year-ago month, the 19th consecutive month of year-over year increases.
Local officials with clean records are promising major political pushback.
Why are rents in Massachusetts so high?
Sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts climbed to a nearly two-year high last month while prices continued to moderate, according to a new report released Tuesday.
Two organizations that track the Massachusetts housing market say a slow but steady recovery continues.
Sixty percent of Boston’s homeless adults are veterans. Sixteen of them now have a new place to call home.