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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.

Latest Content

12/15/2020 - Massachusetts Court System
Links to key standing orders impacting summayr process are below: Housing Court Standing Order 6-20 District Court 10-20 Boston... Read more
04/28/2020 - National Housing Law Project
On March 27, 2020, the president signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) into law... Read more
11/02/2020 - MLRI, et. al.
The attached Answer and Discovery Forms have been updated to include defenses and related discovery requests relevant to tenant defenses... Read more
12/30/2020 - Various
Update: the Moratorium has been extended to January 31, 2021.  We will be adding addtional links shortly. On Sept. 1, 2020, the... Read more

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