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Neighborhood Development

Neighborhood Development

We want to make Boston the most livable city in the nation. Find out how we plan to do it.

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.

Neighborhood Development
26 Court Street
8th, 9th, and 11th Floors
Boston, MA 02108-2501
United States
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Homes in Mission Hill

Boston's way home

We created an action plan to end veteran and chronic homelessness in Boston.

Boston Home Center

Boston Home Center
Join the Homebuyer Club
Join the Homebuyer Club

The Homebuyer Club connects you with resources for buying a house in Boston. Find out how to join.

Find financial help
Find financial help

Buying a home in Boston? We may be able to give you financial help. Learn more about what we offer.

Foreclosure prevention and intervention
Foreclosure intervention

We work to prevent foreclosures, and help residents find ways to keep and maintain their homes.

News and announcements

226 - 232 Highland Street E+ Green Building project in Roxbury
Apr 21

Roxbury E+ Housing Project honored by American Institute of Architects

Planning & Development Agency
Apr 1

Mayor Walsh celebrates renovations of Chauncy House Apartments

Neighborhood Development
Feb 14

$22 million in new funding for affordable housing announced

Neighborhood Development
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Jan 13

Mayor Walsh unveils anti-displacement legislative agenda

Neighborhood Development

Development projects

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.

Our site has information about properties in all stages of development. If you got a notice about a property sale, you can find that information here.

Get started with a property search

Upcoming Events

Hearings and Public Comment

We invite you to comment on our plans for housing and community development activities and on our accomplishments during the past year.

Plans, Reports, and Notices

Plans, Reports, and Notices

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.

To meet HUD requirements, the City of Boston is making an Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) in Boston.