Our guest speakers: Mark Alston-Follansbee, Community Action Agency of Somerville (CAAS) Katie Forde, Office of Housing Stability, Department of Neighborhood Development, Boston share information on how their municipalities passed ordinances requiring landlords to notify tenants of legal and financial resources when they are facing eviction. Nuestros hablantes invitados: Mark Alston-Follansbee, Agencia de Acción Comunitaria de…

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You have rights as a tenant and if you are being harassed by your landlord please seek help. Tienes derechos como inquilino y si estás siendo acosado por tu propietario, busca ayuda. WATCH Flyer re Harrassment WATCH Flyer re Harrassment (ESP) Resources/ Recursos  Greater Boston Legal Services https://www.gbls.org/ MCAD (Massachusetts Comission Against Discrimination) (617)994-6000 https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-commission-against-discrimination…

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Behind on your rent?  Received a notice to quit? There are three rental assistance options available: the State, the City of Waltham and WATCH. 1) ERAP- Emergency Rental Assistance Program New federal program for rental assistance- ERAP (replacing RAFT as the primary funding for rental assistance through Metro Housing Boston) *** Available starting 3/22/21 *** Eligibility: 80% AMI…

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Latest update: On February 8th, the Waltham City Council voted to send the armory proposal back to the Waltham CPC for further review based on Mayor’s request that the proposal be amended to include evidence of site control and “as is” by right appraisal. On February 9th, the CPC met to review its current proposal…

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The Fuel Assistance Program provides financial assistance to low-income residents who either rent or own. The assistance is paid directly to the energy provider, such as the oil, gas or electric company. In our area, Community TeamWork in Lowell distributes the federal fuel assistance payments. How it works: The assistance is paid directly to the…

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