The Tenant Advocacy Project is a student practice organization at Harvard Law School. Under the supervision of two attorneys, student advocates provide free legal advice and representation for tenants at hearings before local housing authorities regarding: public housing eviction, application denials for public housing and tenant based voucher programs, reasonable accommodation requests, residual tenancy, transfer denials, subsidy terminations.
TAP represents tenants whose public housing, Section 8 or MRVP is administered at the following public housing agenices:
Intake hours vary: Tenants should leave a message on the TAP voicemail, and someone will call back as soon as possible. Intakes are conducted by telephone.
TAP provides reprentation at administrative hearings for tenants whose public housing, Section 8 or MRVP is administered by certain public housing agencies in the Greater Boston area.
Cases NOT handled: TAP does not provide any representation in court. TAP may give landlord-tenanat advice by phone to public housing, section 8 and MRVP applicants or recipients. TAP does not accept cases where the housing subsidy is not administered by a public housing agency. TAP does not handle HomeBASE cases.