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This section focuses on legal issues related to COVID-19 that are of particular relevance to lower income people in Massachusetts.

Key resources include:

For other financial or social service help, see the CPCS website, which include a list of social service resources, including links to financial assistance funds.  You can also see this list of mutual aid networks.

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Temporary Order Establishing an Eviction Moratorium in the City of Boston

08/31/2021 - Boston Public Health Commission - lock_open
See attached order providing: Notwithstanding G. L. c. 186, G. L. c. 239 or any general or special law to the contrary, no... Read more

Covid-19 UI Fact Sheet - August 2021

08/05/2021 - Greater Boston Legal Services - lock_open
Summary of UI programs available during Covid-19, including eligibility definitions, benefit amounts and duration and effect of part-time... Read more

MassHealth's May 2021 Changes to its COVID Continuous Coverage Protections

06/14/2021 - MLRI - lock_open
Attached is a memo written by MLRI explaining MassHealth's guidance issued on May 4, 2021 describing certain changes in the continuous... Read more

What does the American Rescue Plan Act Mean for Affordable Health Coverage and Enhanced Medicaid services in Massachusetts?

04/09/2021 - MLRI - lock_open
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed by President Biden on March 11, 2021 is the most significant (albeit temporary) expansion of... Read more