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Charlie Baker: U.S. has done ‘a bad job' on affordable housing

3 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

Gov. Charlie Baker raised his voice in passion over the importance of affordable housing Thursday at a Lawrence event to announce $139 million in awards for those projects across the state.
“If you talk to almost anybody who does analysis around why Massachusetts is such a tough place for working people,” he said, “more often than not, it comes down to the price associated with housing. It is the biggest single nut that everybody pays every single month that comes out of their pocket.”
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