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Housing protesters come up short : BPDA OKs affordable percentage guidelines

Protesters demanding more affordable housing in Jamaica Plain and Roxbury boisterously disrupted a Boston Planning & Development Agency meeting, but fell short of their goal when the board approved guidelines for new development that calls for 40 percent of housing units to be affordable and income-restricted.

The protesters, some of whom had staged a sit-in outside Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s office at City Hall since Tuesday, frequently interrupted the proceedings yesterday by demanding a

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