Authors

Chester Smolski

Document Type

Article

Themes

City Planning

Comments

Committee study should not reverse residence requirement.

Abstract

"Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit and Cleveland all have it--a residency requirement--and so does Providence. Having to live in the city for which you work has been deemed to be an important measure in helping to bring people back into the city, and that was the reason it was included in the 1980 Home Rule Charter."