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Gov. Baker announces $80 million in funding for affordable housing projects

Gov. Charlie Baker gestures toward the former Machon School in Swampscott, the future site of the Senior Residences at Machon, one of the 28 projects that will receive funding through the 2019 Affordable Rental Housing Awards which Baker announced on Thursday. (Spenser R. Hasak)
SWAMPSCOTT — A $15 million housing development at the former Machon School will break ground next year thanks to funding from the state. B’nai B’rith Housing, developers for the long-awaited Senior Residences in the 100-year-old Swampscott building, were awarded $2 million on Thursday from Gov. Charlie Baker and the state Department of Housing and Community…

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