Massachusetts Lawmakers Meet About Housing

According to NBC 10, Massachusetts State lawmakers are planning to hold a virtual public hearing on Wednesday on the state of public housing in Massachusetts. The joint committee on housing plans to hear testimony on more than 20 bills at the hearing. The bills are addressing how to prevent and respond to the bullying of elderly and disabled residents to prohibiting level 2 and level 3 sex offenders from public housing, hotels and motels, as well as other various topics.Other bills are aimed at helping restore the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ public housing developments and establishing an apprenticeship program to prepare vacant public housing apartments for occupancy.