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Lottery for affordable home

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The town is accepting applications for an affordable housing lottery for a four-bedroom, 1,300-square-foot house at 30 Pleasant St. The house, a gift to the town, will be sold for $220,000 to a first-time buyer. Eligibility varies by family size: a family of four is limited to an annual income of $65,000 or less, a family of six $75,400 or less, and a single person $45,500 or less. There will be an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 4 in the community meeting room of the Police Station on Main Street. An open house will be 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 8. Applications are due by Feb. 6 to JWO Consultant Services, PO Box 323, Westwood, MA 02090. Applications and information is available at Town Hall, the public library, the Rockport Housing Department, online at, or by calling 781-329-8201. The lottery drawing is scheduled for Feb. 15. - David Rattigan

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