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March 1, 2013

Plan aims to boost affordable rental units

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The mayor also indicated that excess municipal property at 115 Water St., which formerly housed buildings dedicated to water-treatment uses, can be considered for housing stock.

The next move in the municipal initiative is finalization of the draft of the housing production plan for dissemination to the Planning Board and then City Council for their review, possible revision and ultimate approval. When finalized, it will go to state officials, said city officials who are being aided in the process by a private consulting firm.

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