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Boston is a city on the move. In the last six years, we have dedicated ourselves to Boston’s progress. In the city where free public education began, we expanded its reach from pre-kindergarten to community college. We tackled a housing shortage by building record numbers of new homes and new affordable homes. We showed a way forward in police-community relations. We proved that Boston’s values create value: adding 80,000 new jobs, lifting up small businesses in every neighborhood, and becoming a headquarters city in the global economy. And over the past five years, we’ve seen our revenue grow by over 25% and have secured and maintained AAA bond ratings since 2014.

With the progress taking place in Boston, it is important that we keep our residents and investors updated on all financial aspects of City Hall. On behalf of the City of Boston, I would like to welcome you to our investor relations website. We are committed to financial transparency, to maintaining our strong financial condition, and to continuing to build investor confidence in the Boston credit.

We appreciate your interest and investment in bonds issued by the City, as it allows us to make critical investments in public infrastructure -- investments that are designed to ensure Boston remains the best place in America to live, to work, and to raise a family.  

I hope you find this website useful as you seek to better understand Boston’s credit fundamentals. Please do not hesitate to contact our offices with suggestions for how we can make it even more useful to you. Thank you for your interest in Boston, and we look forward to investing in Boston’s future, together.

Sincerely,
Martin J. Walsh
Mayor of Boston

News & Highlights

November 16, 2020

News
New COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Small Businesses

Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the launch of three new funds totaling $6.3 million that will support small businesses within the City of Boston that have been affected by COVID-19, focusing on commercial rent relief, supporting certified women, minority, and veteran owned small businesses, and restaurant payroll and rental relief. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Boston has allocated more than $15 million toward direct grants to small businesses.

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November 16, 2020

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Mayor Walsh Named Chair of Climate Mayors

As the City of Boston continues to lead nationally on urgent climate action, Climate Mayors today announced that Mayor Martin J. Walsh has been named Chair of the coalition of 468 U.S. mayors committed to bold environmental action and upholding the Paris Climate Agreement. In this role, Mayor Walsh will help catalyze efforts to combat climate change at the local level, provide an example of climate action for leaders at all levels of government, and advocate for an economic recovery founded in equity and environmental stewardship. Mayor Walsh succeeds Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who founded Climate Mayors, and has also served as the network's Chair since its launch in 2014.

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October 29, 2020

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Plans Released to Protect Downtown, North End, and Dorchester From Climate Change

Building on his Resilient Boston Harbor plan to enhance Boston’s waterfront and protect vulnerable neighborhoods from s ea level rise and coastal flooding due to climate change, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today released two reports, "Coastal Resilience Solutions for Downtown Boston and North End" and "Coastal Resilience Solutions for Dorchester" . The reports are rooted in Imagine Boston 2030 and advance the work of Climate Ready Boston, the City’s initiative to develop solutions to prepare Boston for the impacts of climate change. The strategies presented in each report outline a roadmap for near- and long-term solutions to protect from coastal flooding, increase access and open space along the waterfront, and enhance the public-private collaboration necessary for stakeholders in each neighborhood required for successful transformation and protection.

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