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This section of the website includes documents for related to housing issues. For foreclosure defense materials, including materials for tenants living in property that has been foreclosed on, go to the Foreclosure Defense library section.  

Additional materials about housing for the general public can be found in the housing section of If you are a legal services advocate, don’t forget to log in to access restricted materials.

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On August 26, 2016, the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) released proposed amendments to state public housing... Read more
05/10/2016 - MLRI
Over the past 25 years, the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute has compiled four surveys of residential summary process (eviction) cases in... Read more
02/23/2016 - Masing, J.
This is a Western MA Housing Court case involving damages under quiet enjoyment, habitability, and 93A for a manufactured home park. ... Read more
03/07/2012 - Fein, J.
Decision by Justice Fein (Housing Court Western Division) re possession of "a portion of a single marijuana cigarette"... Read more