The latest information about the association, our brokerage community, and the real estate industry.
Peabody Considers Green Community Status
Peabody is considering seeking designation as a Green Community. Green Communities receive state grants for energy efficiency and renewable energy project.
Nahant Town Meeting Vote Results on Short-Term Rentals
Nahant residents voted to restrict non-owner-occupied short-term rentals in most areas of the town.
Swampscott Approves ADU Ordinance
On day two of Swampscott’s 2023 Town Meeting, residents voted to approve a proposed Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance which would allow attached and detached ADUs to be built by right.
Essex Affordable Housing Trust Meeting
The Essex Affordable Housing Trust is holding a meeting on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, to discuss ADUs, property tax relief for operators of affordable housing, developing Housing Production Plan, and a potential affordable housing project on town owned property.
Gloucester Private Roads Update
The Gloucester City Council’s held a meeting on May 8, 2023, where they discussed private road repair.
Nahant Short-Term Rentals Vote
On May 20, 2023, Nahant residents will vote on amendments to the town’s short-term rental ordinance. Article 25 would impose new regulations on short-term rentals.
NSR Supports Swampscott ADU Ordinance
The North Shore REALTORS® Government Affairs Committee voted to support the proposed Swampscott ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) ordinance which will be voted on at the Monday, May 15th at 7:00 PM.
Essex 2023 Town Meeting Results
Essex held a Town Meeting on May 2, 2023, where residents voted on new fees relating to short-term rentals and a proposed eminent domain purchase of land for municipal use.
MA House FY2023 Local Project Expenditures
List of projects funded by direct local aid in the MA FY 2023 budget.
Danvers Residents Reject CPA
Danvers residents voted to reject the CPA at yesterday’s May 2nd Town Election.
Marblehead Approves ADU Ordinance
On day two of Marblehead’s 2023 Town Meeting, residents voted 500 to 130 to approve a proposed Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance which would allow ADUs to be built by special permit in Marblehead.