About YBB

Yes for a Better Boston is a broad and diverse coalition representing all of Boston. The following community groups have committed to work together to be sure CPA is implemented so it benefits Boston now and in the years to come.

  • Allston-Brighton CDC
  • Boston Parks Advocates
  • Boston Preservation Alliance
  • Chinese Progressive Association
  • Dudley Street Neighborhood Alliance
  • The Emerald Necklace Conservancy
  • Greater Boston Interfaith Organization
  • Historic Boston Inc
  • MA Alliance of HUD Tenants
  • Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA)
  • Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations (MACDC)
  • Mattapan United
  • New England United for Justice
  • Right to the City
  • Trust for Public Land

Our outreach to voters across the city lead to enormous support from all neighborhoods and Boston adopted CPA with 74% of the voters in favor of this tool which will raise fund to:

  • Create thousands of new, affordable homes for seniors, families, and veterans
  • Restore and preserve historic buildings, and rehabilitate underutilized resources
  • Develop and improve parks, playgrounds, trails, and gardens
  • Acquire land to protect water quality and reduce climate change impacts

Click here to review the YES for a Better Boston Coalition’s Guiding Principles for Implementing the Community Preservation Act in Boston.

See some example projects taking place in other parts of Massachusetts.