As more people move to Boston, the City needs to decide where new homes and apartments should be built. In this activity, you will decide where 600 units of market rate housing should be built in Boston. You will be given 5 buildings, each containing 120 units of housing, to place within Boston. To place a building, click on the building’s button, then clicking on the location where you would like that building to go. To start click the "x" button on the top right.

Please select your zipcode. If your zipcode is not listed, then you are not eligible for this study.

Place each building on the map by clicking the type of building you want, then clicking the desired location on the map. Each building contains 120 units. Units to place 600, Units placed: 0
This is your zipcode. Please click within your zip code to indicate approximately where you live. Please complete the same task of placing 600 units, but now within your neighborhood. Units placed: 0
Thank you for completing the exercise. We would now like to ask you a few questions about your participation in various groups.
  1. Over the past 12 months, Boston has built 5,000 units of housing. Looking at the next 12 months, should Boston build...?
  2. In the past 12 months, have you attended a Boston public meeting or community forum?
  3. How long have you lived in Boston, in years?
  4. How long have you lived at your current address, in years?
  5. Do you or your family own the place in Boston where you are living now, or do you rent?
  6. Thinking back over the last year, what was your household’s annual income?
  7. Which of the following best describes your marital status?
  8. What is your gender?
  9. What year were you born?
  10. What racial or ethnic group(s) best describe you? Select all that apply
  11. In general, do you think of yourself as...