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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.  

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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10/07/2018 - MLRI
A number of housing courts in Massachusetts have Lawyer for the Day programs where lawyers provide tenants and landlords with ... Read more
10/04/2018 - MLRI
This Advocacy Tool explains tenants who are elderly or disabled and live in public, subsidized and voucher housing can lower their... Read more
02/05/2013 - MLRI
Massachusetts law provides important rights to tenants who are facing an eviction or who have been evicted. This booklet answers basic... Read more
08/29/2018 - Network for Public Health Law
Many municipalities in the U.S. have enacted nuisance property ordinances, which can have harmful effects on victims of domestic violence.... Read more

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