The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

Link to Legal Tactics: Finding Public and Subsidized Housing


Link to the 2009 edition of Legal Tactics: Finding Public and Subsidized housing. This handbook provides information about the nuts and bolts of government-funded housing programs in Massachusetts.  It includes information about:

  • How to apply and waiting lists
  • Immigrants and special rules
  • How to deal with criminal records
  • How to challenge a denial of housing
  • And more

There is also a phone directory to help you search for housing and glossary to help you understand technical terms.

The guide is being updated in 2015/2016.

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