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A key part of their debate is how best to respond to the economic inequality that increasingly defines Boston. Jackson is right about that. Boston also has a dramatic disparity in wealth along racial lines. The report also finds that close to 80 percent of white families own a home, while just a third of black families do, which means blacks have much less ability than whites to pass wealth on to their children — perpetuating that racial wealth gap.
Jackson argues this has created two Bostons: People live to The causes of the wealth gap are many, but they include discriminatory housing and lending policies of the past. That's failed policies by the city of Boston.
Since I've been mayor, and before I was mayor, I have never backed away on the question of income inequality and racism in our city of Boston. He says under the Walsh administration, too much luxury housing is being built at the expense of affordable housing.
We weren't seeing private developers building moderate-low-income housing in the past, and we're seeing it … today. But we still have more work to do.
Pedestrians walk up Washington Street in Dudley Square. He also points out that high rates of inequality aren't necessarily evidence of a city on the wrong track. He argues that Boston does a better job than most cities accommodating its poorest residents, thanks to relatively generous state and city rental subsidies, and that growing supply of low-income housing.
On a recent morning in the Haley House Bakery Cafe in Roxbury, opinion was divided as to which candidate would do a better job at closing Boston's economic divide. Debbie Denton of Roxbury says she supports Walsh because she believes he's built on the progress of former Mayor Thomas Menino. Businesses are coming back to the neighborhood, and property values are going up.
Sitting just a few tables away, Kalamu Kieta, a community organizer and artist from Dorchester, disagreed with Denton, and blamed Walsh for runaway development, which he says makes the divide worse.
The debate about inequality and the tension between neighborhood stability and development has been around Boston for a long time. Flynn complains that over the last 20 years, Boston has embraced too much luxury and high-rise development to the detriment of working class neighborhoods, like his own South Boston.
For his part, Jackson is trying to make the case that there is evidence to suggest that Walsh has not been successful. This segment aired on November 1, economic/income/pay disparity Manhattan had the greatest income disparity between rich and poor residents outside Puerto Rico.
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