The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

04/08/2020 - Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
Federal aid will be available to cities and towns, state agencies and certain non-profits in all Massachusetts counties to help pay for... Read more
04/07/2020 - CLA and GBLS
Click the "go to website" below to see a table summarizing key COVID-19 related changes affecting applicants and members in Medicare. This... Read more
04/07/2020 - Greater Boston Legal Services and Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
NEW ALERT:  The recent federal CARES law provides $600 additional unemployment insurance (UI) benefits and 13 extra weeks to everyone... Read more
04/07/2020 - MLRI
What is an economic impact or “stimulus”  payment? On March 25th, 2020, the federal government passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and... Read more
04/06/2020 - National Housing Law Project
Reasonable accommodations are an important tool to protect the housing rights of tenantswith disabilities. Given the huge impact of... Read more

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