Skip to Content


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2854         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1097

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

_________________

PRESENTED BY:

Garrett J. Bradley

_______________

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 the designation of rental housing.

_______________

PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Garrett J. Bradley

3rd Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2854        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1097

By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1097) of Garrett J. Bradley relative to the designation of rental housing.  Housing. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

_______________

In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

_______________

 

An Act relative to the designation of rental 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 3 of Chapter 23B of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following subsection:-

              (w) the department of housing and community development shall designate qualifying senior housing as either rental housing or home ownership housing. Said designation shall be based solely on a factual determination of whether title passes to the resident of the development.  If title does not pass to the resident, the development shall be designated as rental housing.  If title passes to the resident of the development, the development shall be designated as home ownership housing. For purposes of determining whether a project is consistent with local needs, as provided in section 20 of chapter 40B,  the department shall credit a city or town with the appropriate number of affordable housing units based on its designation as either rental housing or home ownership housing. 

              SECTION 2. The department shall promulgate regulations in order to implement the provisions of this act. 

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The General Court provides this information as a public service and while we endeavor to keep the data accurate and current to the best of our ability, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Error