Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter thirty B of the General Laws, the town of Dover is hereby authorized to convey, for nominal consideration, a certain parcel of land located in said town, acquired for general municipal purposes, to the Dover Community Development Corporation, Inc. or to another nonprofit corporation for the purpose of constructing affordable housing. Said parcel is shown as Lot B on a plan entitled "Plan of Land in Dover, MA.", dated February nineteenth, nineteen hundred and ninety-two, drawn by Needham Survey Associates, Inc. which plan is on file in the office of the town clerk.
SECTION 2. The grantee of the conveyance authorized in section one shall grant to the town of Dover an affordable housing restriction as defined in section thirty-one of chapter one hundred and eighty-four of the General Laws.
SECTION 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of section four of chapter one hundred and fifty-one B of the General Laws, it shall not be an unlawful practice for the grantee of the conveyance authorized in section one, or its successors or assigns, to refuse to rent, lease, or sell or negotiate for sale or otherwise deny or withhold from any person or group housing accommodations built or to be built under the provisions of this act because of age or to cause to be made any written or oral inquiry of the age of any person seeking to rent, lease or purchase any such accommodation; provided, however, that such accommodations are part of a retirement community having not more than seventeen units which retirement community has a minimum age requirement for residency of at least fifty-five years; and, provided further, that no more than one occupant of any unit may be under the age of fifty-five exclusive of nurses and other persons providing health care services to elderly occupants.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.