Housing, economic development and social mobility are in the forefront of a wide range of challenges for mayors across the country.
Boston’s financial position earned the highest ratings from Moody’s Investment Services and S&P Global in 2019. Both rating agencies cited the risk of climate change as a key issue in their ratings reports.
Kocher succeeds long-time Research Bureau President Sam Tyler
Boston homeowners enjoy a very favorable property tax situation due primarily to the City’s 35% residential exemption and its shifting of the property tax burden to business property through its maximum application of classification.