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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2474        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1128


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Bradley H. Jones, Jr.


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 public housing restrictions.






Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

Donald Humason


Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2474        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1128

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1128) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to public housing restrictions.  Housing. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 2123 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to public housing restrictions.


              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 32 of chapter 121B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

              Notwithstanding any general or special law or regulation to the contrary, an applicant for assisted housing under this chapter who is not eligible for federal assisted housing under 42 U.S.C. section 1436a, and who is not a person residing in the United States as defined in regulations of the federal Department of Health and Human Services, shall not displace or be given priority over any applicant who is so eligible.

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