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The Boston Globe


November 7, 2011

As ex-housing chief’s pay rose, tenants say they were ignored

Public housing residents say complaints ignored

CHELSEA - Residents of the Scrivano Apartments, one of several managed by the Chelsea Housing Authority, say they already had plenty to complain about, from rodent infestations to cracked walls. Then news broke that the authority’s executive director, Michael E. McLaughlin, had concealed his real salary: $360,000.

“I think it’s outrageous,’’ said Danielle Gallant.

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