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Housing plan for homeless unveiled

Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray on Wednesday unveiled a collaborative effort designed to create 1,000 housing units and accompanying support services for homeless and low-income residents by 2015.

The plan involves a collaboration between 18 state agencies to provide much-needed housing as well as child care, job training, mental health care, and other assistance, Murray said.

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“By offering families in need supportive housing options, we are not only ensuring they have a place to call home but also the right resources to remain stable, get back on their feet, and soon begin to provide for their family again,’’ Murray said in a prepared statement.

Agencies working on the project include the Executive Office of Health and Human Services and the Department of Children and Families.

Currently, there are about 15,000 units of such “service-rich” housing in Massachusetts, officials said.

Jenifer B. McKim can be reached at jmckim@globe.com. Follow her on twitter @jbmckim.
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