Boston Mayor Michelle Wu Talks 2023 Plans For City And Affordability

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(WBZ NewsRadio) — Boston Mayor Michelle Wu is heading into another year of her first term with a plan to make living in the city more affordable. She acknowledged the challenges Boston families face all across the city and said is working to fix them in 2023.

"Now it is about tackling the issues that are in front of our neighborhoods and residents," Boston Mayor Michelle Wu told WBZ's Mike Macklin. "Housing and making sure people can afford to live and thrive in our city, great schools that every kid deserves, jobs and ensuring that we become a city where everyone is truly represented."

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In mid-December, Mayor Wu announced a set of proposals to make changes to the Inclusionary Development Policy and the Development Impact Project, also known as the "Linkage" policy, to increase Boston's affordable housing. The Mayor said she wants to make the city more inclusive to people of all income levels.

"I want to make sure this year I'm being really intentional about spending time with all of the various neighborhoods in our city and really ensuring that we are creating a community that everyone can really be excited about," Mayor Wu said.

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