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Droop in home sales infects even the subsidized market

As prices fall, realm of 'affordable' swells

Resale restrictions on subsidized houses like this one on Richfield Street in Dorchester make them less desirable compared with open-market units. Resale restrictions on subsidized houses like this one on Richfield Street in Dorchester make them less desirable compared with open-market units. (Dominic Chavez/Globe Staff)
By Binyamin Appelbaum
Globe Staff / January 28, 2008

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In a state where demand for affordable housing is widely considered unquenchable, homes built with government subsidies and priced for sale to low-income families are increasingly sitting unsold. (Full article: 1085 words)

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