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Focus on Market-Rate Housing Production Misses the Biggest Shortage

By Georgia Katsoulomitis | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Apr 14, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Efforts like Gov. Charlie Baker’s Housing Choice bill – which would amend state law to make it easier for local zoning boards to approve certain categories of housing – may assist in the creation of more market-rate housing in some communities. But it would not address the dire shortage of affordable housing units among the state’s poorest residents.

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