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Stephen Coyle of the Boston Redevelopment Authority
[Ray Flynn's housing policies]
Original Airdate: 7/17/1986

Length: 00:03:15
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Christy George reports on the housing policies of the Flynn administration. George notes that Ray Flynn (Mayor of Boston) has set up successful programs to build new housing in the city. She adds that other housing policies have suffered setbacks. George reports that the Massachusetts Supreme Court has ruled against Flynn's policy to set limits on condominium conversions and his linkage policy, which ties neighborhood housing to downtown construction. George's report includes footage from interviews with Stephen Coyle (Boston Redevelopment Authority) and Mel King (community activist). King says that Flynn needs to gather support for his policies from the Boston City Council and from state legislators. George notes that Flynn is constrained by the "home rule" policy. She adds that the city of Boston cannot levy new taxes or manage city real estate without approval from the Massachusetts State Legislature. George's report includes footage of Flynn at a press conference. Flynn calls the "home rule" policy "unfair and archaic." George's report also features footage of Flynn campaigning.

Contributor : Reporter
Christy George
Format : Tape 4517   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 107484 
VHS cassette 107485 
Betacam cassette 107486 
digital betacam cassette 107487 

Subject : Keywords
Economic conditions
Municipal government
State governments

Subject : Personal Names
Coyle, Stephen
Flynn, Raymond
George, Christy
King, Mel

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston City Council
Massachusetts State Legislature

Type : Genre
News - Television

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