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Removal of Mass. and Cass encampment long overdue

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu’s plan to clear tents from the Mass. and Cass homeless camping site by January 12 is long overdue. If only it had been done earlier, the move could have averted a humanitarian crisis.

Many believe the encampment has grown merely because the people there lack shelter. The city had claimed it didn’t have enough shelter beds to house the campers, so they left them in place.

Read the full commentary in Commonwealth Magazine.