Daily Archives: March 2, 2017

A Tour Of Boston’s Only All-Micro-Unit Building


1047 Commonwealth Ave. is the first all micro-unit building in Boston. The building is currently under lease by BU as a dorm. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

We talk about the Massachusetts housing crunch a lot. And we've had a parade of economists on who say that the only long term solution to bringing high housing costs under control is to build more! And some of those housing experts say that some of those new units should be micro units — those around just 350 square feet.

What would it be like to live in one of these units? We recently visited Boston's first and only all-micro-unit housing complex to find out.

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