In Depth: Housing

The New Bedford Light examines the city’s surging real estate market


Sigute Meilus, with the Coalition for Social Justice, posts information for legal services and rental relief on the door of a tenant facing eviction.

Lawmakers demand answers on Bristol County evictions

“The Southeast Housing Court needs to better connect people with the resources available to them rather than moving to evict … The fact that this does not appear to be the case in our cities needs to be addressed immediately.”


Aerial view of downtown New Bedford.

City’s housing market is red-hot

Residential home prices in New Bedford are surging as supply remains low — and local buyers are finding it hard to compete.


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