WRRB: Community Preservation Act would improve Worcester’s livability

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In November, Worcester voters will have a chance to vote on the Community Preservation Act, which uses a 1.5% property tax surcharge to fund community projects beginning in fiscal 2024.

The funds would be used to acquire, create, and preserve open space, recreational spaces, and low-and moderate-income housing, as well as the acquisition, rehabilitation, and preservation of historical assets, according to a new report, “Preserving Worcester’s Past, Present, and Future?” released Tuesday by the Worcester Regional Research Bureau.

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