State Rep. Thomas M. Petrolati, D-Ludlow, reported that that Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday $1.4 million in state Department of Housing and Community Development funding which will allow a senior housing project to move forward at the Ludlow Mills. The $28 million senior housing project by WinnDevelopment already has received a $3 million state historical tax credit. "These funds will allow the project to move forward," Petrolati said. The $28 million project is part of the renovation and rehabilitation of the Ludlow Mills by Westmass Area Development Corp.