General Laws

Section 7A. A corporation organized under section three or an insurance company or a group of insurance companies or a savings bank or group of savings banks operating under this chapter may purchase or lease from a housing authority, redevelopment authority, municipality or other public body real estate acquired by such authority, municipality or public body for land assembly and redevelopment or urban renewal purposes under chapter one hundred and twenty-one B, upon such terms and conditions, consistent with this chapter, as shall be approved by the housing board and may erect and maintain a project upon the land so acquired. Such corporation shall not be required to offer its stock to the owners of the real estate within the location of the project and such owners have no preferential right to subscribe thereto; but in all other respects the provisions of this chapter shall be applicable to corporations acting thereunder and their projects.