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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1688         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1137

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen Kulik

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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 defining affordable housing under chapter 40B..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stephen Kulik

1st Franklin

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1688        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1137

By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1137) of Stephen Kulik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to exempt municipalities with a certain percentage of affordable rental units from low and moderate income housing laws.  Housing. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 371 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to defining affordable housing under chapter 40B..
 

              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 2010 Official Edition, is herby amended under the definition of “Consistent with local needs” by adding at the end thereof the following: A municipality shall be exempt from the provisions of this chapter if the percentage of total units of affordable market rate rental housing units, as determined by the most recent state or federal data, is equal to or greater than forty percent of the total housing units in the municipality.

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