Landlords who put community over profit

Axtman, Kris
October 2000
Christian Science Monitor;10/13/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 226, p3
Discusses the attempts by tenants and apartment building owners in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts to ensure the area's continued socioeconomic and ethnic diversity. Decision by landlords to charge tenants less money than they could receive in order to allow low-income tenants to live there; Community programs within Jamaica Plain; Foundation and purpose of City Life, to which some homeowners have donated money; Importance of diversity to the neighborhood.


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