Boston regulators this week are poised to approve construction of more than 900 residences in neighborhoods across the city, including a pair of towers at the edge of the Back Bay’s signature Christian Science Plaza. The projects would jump-start Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s push to build 30,000 housing units in Boston by 2020. The mayor released a new blueprint to reach that goal Monday, emphasizing that the city’s housing stock must become more affordable for the middle class, elderly residents, young professionals, and families. “We need to make sure that Boston works for all of its people, not just some of its people,” Menino said Monday. The mayor said the city will begin work immediately to build more units, and use a variety of financial and zoning incentives to make them affordable. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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