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housing

Housing on the Horizon

BMRB Special Report, analyzing Boston’s recent Parcel Disposition Initiative – looks like 458 housing units will be created, along with commercial retail space and open space. All because the City sold or transferred 183 city-owned parcels.

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Boston’s Cost for Compensated Absences

Boston’s total accumulated liability for compensated absences was $200.3M (as of 6/16) – 71% is for accumulated sick days. With a $142M sick leave liability, the City should evaluate the utility of the payment for unused sick days and seek to reduce future payouts in contract negotiations.