Submitting this letter to the editor about housing was Alejandro Paz of Marathon Street.
Katie Mogg’s article on Arlington’s housing crisis ("Arlington is facing a housing crisis: Experts, residents explain their views") struck a nerve with me as an Arlington resident who worries about the increasing challenges around housing costs here and around the state.
I recently moved to Arlington for the second time, having previously lived on Brattle Street about a year ago. As Mogg’s article describes, housing in Arlington has become increasingly unaffordable over time. Earlier this year, when I was deciding whether I should move back to Arlington, I was shocked to see the apartments I used to live in had risen almost 15 percent in rent since I had left. I can only hope my former neighbors can afford their rent and continue benefiting from the wonderful place Arlington is to its residents.
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