Chapter 23B of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:-
Section 31. The department of housing and community development shall implement rules and regulations that require those applying for a comprehensive building permit to meet or exceed certain percentages of affordable units within their development. In developments in which units will be owned by tenants, at least 30 per cent of the units shall be affordable housing. In rental developments, at least 25 per cent of the units shall be affordable housing. In developments that have both rental and tenant owned units, at least 28 percent of the units shall be affordable housing. Fractional percentages of units shall be rounded up to the next full number.
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