In News Coverage, The Somerville News Weekly

As a Somerville resident, I find myself extremely concerned about the transfer of a highly valuable parcel of public land to private hands, without a fair bidding process—Clarendon Hill. I am further concerned that Redgate, the no-bid developer on this project is coming back time and again to ask for government handouts, when it hasn’t complied with government bidding rules, and seeks to pre-empt the prevailing wage rules that govern public projects. Wouldn’t we be better off if we developed much-needed affordable housing ourselves, rather than doling out high-priced goodies to developers at a premium?

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