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Citizens' Housing and Planning Association: News

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CHAPA Testimony on the Comprehensive Permit Statute (Chapter 40B) - October 11, 2011

Click here to read CHAPA's testimony on the important of Comprehensive Permit Statute (Chapter 40B).

For more information on Chapter 40B, download CHAPA's updated fact sheet here.

Housing Briefs - October 7, 2011

State Updates

Legislature Gives Initial Approval to Bill that Doubles State Low Income Housing Tax Credits for Two Years

Legislature Expected to Double Funding for State Housing Tax Credit Program in Supplemental Budget - October 5, 2011

Statement of Aaron Gornstein, Executive Director, Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA) on the Massachusetts Legislature’s Expected Action to Increase Tax Credit Investment for Affordable Housing

October 5, 2011

Affordable housing investment in Allston clicks for Google (Boston Globe) - September 29, 2011

Click here to read the Boston Globe's story about Google investing $28 million in the Charlesview residences in Allston through the purchase of low income housing tax credits.

Section 8 Voucher Utilization Data by State (CBPP) - September 27, 2011

Please click here to view the data on the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities website.

Summary of FY12 Budget of Senate Appropriations T-HUD Subcommittee (pre mark-up) - September 20, 2011

Please click here to read the bill.

Click here to read CHAPA's side-by-side summary of both House and Senate bills.

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