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  • Boston’s three-deckers remain a mainstay, but bigger buildings are on the rise

    The Boston Globe - 10/08/2015

    Dillon said few new three-deckers are expected to be built in the future, though the city encourages people to live in existing ones by by offering home repair and downpayment assistance programs.

    “In the last 50 years, none of that [triple-decker] housing has been built. Instead, it has been high-rise apartments, especially luxury ones,” said Barry Bluestone, founding director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy and a professor at Northeastern University.

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