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Amid gentrification, affordable units built in Chinatown

The redevelopment of the Hong Lok House in Chinatown is a rare affordable housing success at a time when federal funding for low-income housing is plummeting. The $35 million project on Essex Street will result in 74 apartments for low-income elderly residents of the neighborhood.

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