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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1370         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 583

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Harriette L. Chandler

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to low and moderate income housing..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Harriette L. Chandler

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1370        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 583

By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 583) of Harriette L. Chandler for legislation relative to low and moderate income housing.  Housing. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 626 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to low and moderate income housing..
 

              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 20 of Chapter 40B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by deleting the period at the end of the sentence, in line 43, and by adding the following words:- or (3) in any city or town where the land area, which is not subject to full and fair cash value taxation by such city or town, owned by the United States, the Commonwealth, and any political subdivision thereof, including without limitation any county, the Metropolitan District Commission and any public authority or other private or public entity or person exempt from local full and fair cash value real estate taxation exceeds in the aggregate 30 per cent of the land area in such city or town which is subject to full and fair cash value real estate taxation, provided such city or town has at least 5 per cent of its housing units represented by low and moderate income housing as reported in the latest federal decennial census of the city or town on land taxed at full and fair cash value and zoned for residential use.  For purposes of this alternative condition (3), land shall include without limitation any land, or real estate under water in or around any reservoir or the sources of water for such reservoir owned by the Commonwealth, and land owned by any political subdivision thereof, including without limitation, the Metropolitan District Commission, any county, or any other public authority and any private entity or person             

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