SECTION 1. The definition of “Low or moderate income housing” in section 20 of chapter 40B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2000 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:— At least 35 per cent of the dwelling units in the proposed development must be affordable.
SECTION 2. Section 21 of said chapter 40B of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the first sentence the following sentence:— For a petitioner to be eligible to apply for and receive a comprehensive permit, a minimum of 35 per cent of the dwelling units must be affordable.
SECTION 3. The department of housing and community development shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this act.
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