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Support for Eastie Casino; Boston Going Market-Rate

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EAST BOSTON—It's not a majority, but it's enough: "East Boston voters support a Suffolk Downs casino measure but not by a big enough margin to make it a sure bet to win a referendum vote next month, a new Suffolk University/Boston Herald poll reveals." [Herald]
BOSTON—You know how this ends: "For 40 years, Warren Hall, like many buildings in once low-rent neighborhoods all over the country, was designated as affordable. In return for cheap mortgages and federal rent subsidies, owners agreed to rent to poorer residents. Now the contracts are expiring, and some landlords are converting affordable housing into market rate units." [Globe]

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