SENATE DOCKET, NO. 924        FILED ON: 1/13/2009

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 634



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Nine



An Act Relative to Community Preservation Act Expenditures to Provide Housing for Low and Moderate Income Community Residents..


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECTION 1. Section two of chapter 44B is hereby amended by adding after the last paragraph the following:-

"Support of Community housing", shall include, but need not be limited to, programs that provide grants, loans, rental assistance, security deposits, interest-rate write downs or other forms of assistance directly to qualified individuals and families or to housing for the purpose of making housing affordable to low or moderate income individuals and families.