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Tenants organize to preserve an affordable housing complex in the South End

Esther Echevarria worked as an activist before coming to Boston.
Holding their ground
By ANDREW MCFARLAND  |  September 07, 2012
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Heavy burden

In 2012, collections on homes, buildings, and private infrastructure will feed more than 65 percent of Boston's $2.4 billion budget.
More than any other city on the East Coast, Boston is addicted to property taxes. Could the Hub be hitting a crippling tax-levy ceiling soon?
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 19, 2011