IF YOU DON’T HAVE A PLACE TO STAY TONIGHT AND FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPTIONS…
MASS. DEPT. OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, EMERGENCY HOUSING ASSISTANCE / 866-584-0653
Shelter services for families.
OFFICE OF HOUSING STABILITY / 617-635-4200 / HOUSINGSTABILITY@BOSTON.GOV
Assistance finding and maintaining stable, safe, and affordable housing options, informing tenants of their rights and responsibilities, and helping navigate the individual and family shelter systems.
IMPORTANT: Starting Saturday, March 14, a moratorium on Boston Housing Authority (BHA) evictions went into effect. This will last while Massachusetts is under a state of emergency. If you receive a notice of eviction contact the Office of Housing Stability (contact information listed above).
IF YOU EXPERIENCE DISCRIMINATION OR MISTREATMENT BY YOUR LANDLORD OR EMPLOYER…
OFFICE OF FAIR HOUSING AND EQUITY / 617-635-2500
Contact if you have been discriminated against in receiving housing, public services, accommodations or employment.
CITY LIFE/VIDA URBANA / 617-934-5006 (ENGLISH) / 617-397-3737 (ESPANOL)
Call for questions about housing issues.
Find out the COVID-19 Risk in Your Neighborhood
To find the Closest COVID-19 Testing Site
To Find out Information about Housing, Visit the Boston Housing Authority (Different languages available)
Rental Assistance Request