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Three fired after state rental voucher probe

Three employees at a regional nonprofit housing agency were fired last week after state investigators found they exploited a lack of oversight within the organization in order to give a half-dozen highly coveted low-income rental vouchers to friends and relatives ahead of the general public.

State Department of Housing and Community Development officials also found that in two of the cases, the families were benefiting from additional low-income housing funds even though South Shore Housing Development Corporation lacked proper documentation to determine their eligibility.

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