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Recent Library Content

02/21/2020 - Julia Devanthery, Dan Daley, and Lisabeth Jorgensen
A discussion of Boston Housing Authority v. Y.A., which included guidance from the Supreme Judicial Court on the application of VAWA... Read more
02/01/2020 - Wild Apricot
The link below is to a blog post from the "Wild Apricot" website, which lists a number of free webinars for non-profits. The list is... Read more
02/19/2020 - Various
The Western Division Housing Court Reporter is an unofficial compilation of decisions and orders issued by the Western Division Housing... Read more
02/18/2020 - MLRI
The Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) is in charge of issuing Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients up to $... Read more
02/13/2020 - MassHealth
Attached is a powerpoint presentation that MassHealth's Premium Assistance Unit presented at the Jan 2020 MassHealth Training Forums. Also... Read more

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