1. More than 175 affordable housing units will be built in western Massachusetts

    More than 175 affordable housing units will be built in western Massachusetts

    Lt. Governor Karyn Polito told 22News that this program will support the production of 135,000 new affordable housing units in Massachusetts by the year 2025. The Baker administration also filed a housing choice bill this past week to change zoning requirements. “Our approach is to incentive and reward communities that plan for and build more housing for the people of this commonwealth,” Polito told 22News. Western Massachusetts will see 177 of these units, which will be built in Amherst and Holyoke. 39 affordable rental units will go up near the Holyoke Public Library.

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    1. Our approach is to incentive and reward communities that plan for and build more housing for the people of this commonwealth.
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