Massachusetts' Poor Quality Of Life?

One in four Massachusetts residents report that they would move if they could.
May 29, 2003, 8am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The cost of housing seems to be felt most keenly by newcomers to Massachusetts, those who arrived here within the past decade. The newcomers, a group the poll found to be highly educated and diverse both racially and ethnically, were more prone to want to leave Massachusetts than the general population. About one-third of the group said they would leave if given the opportunity, most citing the cost of living or taxes as the driving factor. Sixty-nine percent of the newcomers said housing affordability is an area in need of major improvement by policymakers."

Thanks to Laura Kraz

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Published on Thursday, May 29, 2003 in The Boston Globe
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