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  • Acts
  • 2001
  • Chapter 11 AN ACT RELATIVE TO AGE DISCRIMINATION IN 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. Subsection 6 of section 4 of chapter 151B of the General Laws, as most recently amended by section 14 of chapter 254 of the acts of 2000, is hereby further amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The word "age" as used in this subsection shall not apply to persons who are minors nor to residency in state-aided or federally-aided housing developments for the elderly nor to residency in housing developments assisted under the federal low income housing tax credit and intended for use as housing for persons 55 years of age or over or 62 years of age or over, nor to residency in communities consisting of either a structure or structures constructed expressly for use as housing for persons 55 years of age or over or 62 years of age or over, on 1 parcel or on contiguous parcels of land, totaling at least 5 acres in size.

SECTION 2. Subsection 7 of said section 4 of said chapter 15lB, as most recently amended by section 17 of said chapter 254, is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The word "age" as used in this subsection shall not apply to persons who are minors nor to residency in state-aided or federally-aided housing developments for the elderly nor to residency in housing developments assisted under the federal low income housing tax credit and intended for use as housing for persons 55 years of age or over or 62 years of age or over, nor to residency in communities consisting of either a structure or structures constructed expressly for use as housing for persons 55 years of age or over or 62 years of age or over, on 1 parcel or on contiguous parcels of land, totaling at least 5 acres in size.

Approved May 19, 2001.