Baker official pitches housing plan to close racial homeownership gap 

Governor wants to spend $1 billion in ARPA money on housing 

NEARLY 70 PERCENT of White households in Massachusetts own a home. Only 37.4 percent of non-White households own a home. That gives Massachusetts the seventh highest racial homeownership gap in the country.   Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy told legislators at a public hearing Tuesday that for Black families trying to buy(...)

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