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Law Overviews & Guides

Comprehensive guides and overviews of legal topics intended for advocates; in general, do NOT code simple fact sheets or client education materials with this term.

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

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 educa

01/29/2019
National Consumer Law Center

Step by step advocacy guide for helping low-income households stop utility shut offs, arrange payment plans, secure assistance to pay arr

08/29/2015
Vicky Pulos

This memo summarizes the circumstances in which the new eligibility and enrollment system will not be able to make an accurate determinat

10/16/2015
Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice

The Parent's Guide discusses the school discipline process and provides information to help parents be informed advocates and strong part

07/16/2018
National Housing Law Project
10/01/2015
Deborah Harris, MLRI and Ruth J. Liberman, Crittenton Women's Union

The booklet resolves the misconceptions that college students are not eligible for resources such as food stamps or subsidized housing an

07/31/2015
MA DESE

Technical Assistance Advisory by DESE on time out and seclusion in school.  The advisory addresses:

07/16/2015
Vicky Pulos, MLRI

We are still working on tracking down the source of persistent eligibility errors affecting immigrants.

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