WATCH back in the news!

In case you missed it: WATCH’s Executive Director was featured in a Waltham News-Tribune article last week!

In a piece exploring the importance of Massachusetts’ affordable housing law 40B, a recent News-Tribune article spoke with WATCH ED Daria Gere about the state of affordable housing in Waltham. In her own words, “We’re seeing some move towards gentrification and it’s going to take a proactive approach to really keep the economic diversity in our community so that the people that work here can also afford to live here.”

This conversation is especially important as WATCH advocates for two major affordable housing measures in Waltham. We are awaiting the City Council’s movement on an inclusionary zoning proposal, and just two weeks ago we submitted a proposal to the Community Preservation Coalition for a new affordable housing program.

Read the full article here.