900 Morrissey plan up for discussion at BPDA meeting

City officials last week (Dec. 7) took in words of support for and opposition to a proposal to convert the Comfort Inn at 900 Morrissey Blvd. into permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless people.

While some 270 residents, city officials, and people associated with one side or the other were tuned in at the height of the meeting, just over a dozen individuals spoke up to voice support for the initiative, while twice that number joined to express skepticism about or outright opposition to the project.

Pine Street Inn and The Community Builders, two nonprofits, are behind the plan to