Affordable housing informational meeting Sept. 16

SALISBURY — There will be an informational meeting about possible affordable housing ordinances at Town Hall Thursday, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.
The date and time were set at the Sept. 7 meeting of the Board of Selectmen — after press time for The Lakeville Journal edition of Sept. 9.

Selectman Jim Dresser, who represented the selectmen on the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, said it was time to act on the committee’s report, which was presented to the town in June.

The ordinances to be discussed are to adopt something similar to a law in Sharon making it easier for landowners to donate property for affordable housing, and one establishing a permanent appointed commission for affordable housing and a fund.

Dresser said the meeting would be open to any questions about the report, which is available on the town’s website and at Town Hall.

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