The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

04/12/2019 - MLRI
The purpose of this booklet is to give tenants inpublic housing in Massachusetts answers to questions about leases. As a tenant, you... Read more
04/12/2019 - MLRI
If you are a tenant in public housing in Massachusetts the information in this handbook will anwer your questions about how rents are set... Read more
04/17/2019 - Mariah Jennings-Rampsi for CLAVC
What happens to a homicide victim’s property and debts? Frequently asked questions and answers for advocates working with survivors of... Read more
04/16/2019 - National Low Income Housing Coalition
Every year, the National Low Income Housing Coalition publishes the Advocates’ Guide to Housing and Community Development Policy to educate... Read more
04/19/2019 - MLRI
There are special SNAP rules for workers on strike. Many Stop & Shop workers who are on strike (as of April 11, 2019) may be eligible... Read more

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