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Citywide Land Audit

As one of the largest real estate owners in Boston, the City of Boston has great opportunity to use its property to improve the lives of Bostonians.

This Citywide Land Audit is an inventory of all City-owned property. It also identifies all vacant or underutilized property. The City will use this data to decide how best to deploy public land to serve Boston's most urgent needs:

  • Ensuring safe, healthy affordable housing for Boston residents. The City will identify locations to develop into new affordable units.
  • Addressing homelessness through a public health lens. The City will devote public land for recovery services and transitional housing.
  • Identifying transformative community development opportunities. Developing these sites can help knit together the fabric of our city.

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  • Comments

    Do you have a suggestion for uses of the City's vacant land, or a comment about the reported data?

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Citywide Land Audit Report

The Citywide Land Audit aims to help deliver on the Mayor's vision for housing justice in Boston.

Explore the Land Audit Map
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