Spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Massachusetts Legislature recently enacted an economic relief bill that includes Zoning Act amendments and elements from the Governor’s Housing Choice Bill. Whether the relevant changes will impact actual practice has been the source of vigorous debate within the real estate bar.
Panelists brought varying perspectives to this issue, with firm real estate attorney Joel Quick sharing the view of permitting counsel.
Joel Quick focuses his practice on land use and real estate law, providing a full array of legal services for any commercial or residential development project, including analyzing land use and local environmental regulations and appearing before public bodies to seek needed relief.
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