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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.  The Eviction Process Online Course for Housing Court Lawyer For the Day Volunteers is available here.

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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02/12/2020 - MLRI
In 2020, the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will start to require public housing authorities with... Read more
01/21/2020 - MLRI, et. al.
Materials from the January 21, 2020 Tenants' Rights in Massachusetts training, presented as part of the MLRI/MCLE Basic... Read more
01/21/2020 - MLRI
The charts below set forth the annual, monthly and weekly 2020 Federal Poverty Guidelines (based on HHS thresholds).  In... Read more
11/22/2019 - Massachusetts Union of Public Housing Tenants
The Massachusetts Union of Public Housing Tenants (Mass Union) has worked with its members to create this Public Housing Development Bill... Read more

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