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Baker’s housing efforts meet resistance

If countless opinion columns, university studies, and pledges by multiple governors were enough move the needle on housing costs, we’d live in one of the most affordable states in the union. 

Instead, nearly a quarter century after the then-newly launched Greater Boston Interfaith Organization took on the state’s housing crisis as its first major cause, affordability has fallen to depths unimaginable in 1999.