Rent and Housing Assistance

Housing Consumer Education Centers
Housing Consumer Education Centers offer answers to a wide range of questions about all types of housing problems. Tenants, landlords, prospective buyers, and homeowners can access information designed to maximize housing stability, strengthen investments, and minimize disputes.

National Center for Homeless Education Parent Resource
NCHE operates the U.S. Department of Education's technical assistance and information center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. The site above provides a wealth of resources for families experiencing homelessness.

NeighborWorks Housing Solutions

169 Summer Street

Kingston, MA  02364

(781) 422-4204

Visit the NeighborkWorks website to learn how to apply for Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) Program and Emergency Rental and Mortgage Assistance Program (ERMA).

Massachusetts Guide to Obtaining Housing Assistance
This reference guide, provided by the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is for Massachusetts residents seeking information on housing for low and moderate income families and individuals.

Main Office

100 Cambridge St, Suite 300, 

Boston, MA 02114 
(617) 573-1100 HomeBASE is the Commonwealth’s re-housing benefit created to provide families who are in the emergency shelter assistance system an opportunity to overcome some of the financial barriers to ending their homelessness.

Find Shelter Tool
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Find Shelter tool provides information about housing, shelter, health care, and clothing resources in communities across the country. Click on one of the categories above, enter your location, and click Search to get started.

How to Apply for Public Housing
There are different types of housing available for low-income families, elderly persons, and those with disabilities. Congregate and supportive housing with assisted living services may also be available

 Massachusetts Law Reform Institute Housing Eligibility
This website from Mass Legal Help explains eligibility requirements for subsidized housing assistance in Massachusetts.

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