We work with communities to improve Boston’s neighborhoods through investing public resources. Our main jobs are to create housing options, support tenants, and manage the City’s real estate.
Want to take a deeper dive into our department structure and mission? Learn more about our work at Neighborhood Development.
The Homebuyer Club connects you with resources for buying a house in Boston. Find out how to join.
Buying a home in Boston? We may be able to give you financial help. Learn more about what we offer.
We work to prevent foreclosures, and help residents find ways to keep and maintain their homes.
News and announcements
Roxbury E+ Housing Project honored by American Institute of Architects
Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030
Neighborhood Homes Initiative
Grassroots and Open Space Development
Operation Support for Community Housing Development Organizations
Continuum of Care program
Office of Housing Stability
We developed a list so the public can learn about real estate projects we're working on in the City. You can browse our active projects and give us your opinion on them.
By the year 2030, Boston will reach more than 700,000 residents, a number the City has not seen since the 1950s. Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030 is the Walsh administration's comprehensive housing plan.
View progress reports on Boston 2030 initiative.
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