Yesterday, March 12, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash and MassHousing Director Chrystal Kornegay met with several Massachusetts business leaders to discuss the Baker-Polito Administration’s comprehensive Housing Choice Initiative to substantially increase housing production across the Commonwealth. “Our administration is pleased to collaborate with leaders from the housing, construction, real estate and business communities and appreciates their support as we work to generate better housing opportunities in Massachusetts,” said Governor Charlie Baker, in a media release. “We look forward to working together with industry leaders and our colleagues in the Legislature to pass this bill and move forward on these initiatives.” “Governor Baker and I were pleased to meet with business leaders to discuss the Commonwealth’s need for a new strategy to build 135,000 new housing units over the next seven years,” said Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, in a press release. “We will continue to work with them and with city and town officials to facilitate sustainable housing production and drive continued economic growth.” Read entire article.