The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

11/20/2014 - DHCD
The attached​ ​DHCD ​material gives the details of Housing Choice Voucher changes. ​ ​Attachments are:  1) sequestration powerpoint; 2)... Read more
11/19/2014 - DHCD
All decisions made between May 21, 2014 and November 19, 2014.
07/25/2013 - Ken Owens, DUA Ui Benefits Director
Guidance on DUA standard for providing equal access to LEP claimants and determining when good cause exists for an LEP claimant to have... Read more
11/18/2014 - Vicky Pulos
This document is written for non-specialists about the current effort to reach 400,000 low and moderate income people who currently have... Read more
06/05/2014 - Linda Landry, Disability Law Center
This power point on Representative Payment is useful as a way into the regulations and POMS when representative payee issues arise. There... Read more

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