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The MRA is located at Malden City Hall, 215 Pleasant St., 3rd Floor. To reduce risks from COVID-19, we are closed to the public. Meetings with staff are available by appointment. Please see hours below. Thank you and stay safe.

What powers does the MRA have under MGL Ch. 121B?

This law allows a municipality, through its redevelopment authority, to act as an urban renewal agency to eliminate and redevelop substandard, decadent or blighted open areas.  The redevelopment authority, as an independent body politic and corporate, is not a city agency.  This affords the agency more autonomy in planning and implementing redevelopment and revitalization projects.