Community Resource Guide: General Housing Information and Resources
For the full list of Regional Agencies for housing-help click here.
Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership
Service Area: Greater Boston, including Waltham, Newton, Somerville, Watertown, Medford
MBHP is the Boston area’s most prominent resource for low income housing support. They provide workshops, low income housing listings, housing voucher assistance, and connections to other resources.
125 Lincoln Street, 5th Floor
Mass Housing Consumer Education Center
Offers answers to a wide range of questions about all types of housing problems. Tenants, landlords, prospective buyers, and homeowners can access information designed to maximize housing stability, strengthen investments, and minimize disputes. Call to find a center near you: 800-224-5124
18 Tremont St, Suite 401
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: (617) 367-0646
Fax: (617) 367-9404
South Middlesex Opportunity Council
Service Area: Greater Framingham/Metro West; See Emergency Financial Assistance Section
7 Bishop St.
Framingham, MA, 01702
178 Tremont St
Boston, MA, 02111
617-357-6000 ext. 347
AIDS Action Committee
294 Washington St, 5th Floor
Boston, MA, 02108
Home Modification Loan Program
Provides loans to make modifications to the permanent residence of those with disabilities. The modifications must be made necessary to allow the beneficiary to remain in their home and must relate to their ability to function on a daily basis. Loans can be between $1,000 and $30,000 and must be paid back in 5-15 years.
Application must be reviewed by your regional provider agency. For the list, click here.
Citizens' Housing and Planning Association
Affordable housing search and homebuyer class schedules and more.
CHAPA lobbies for the creation and preservation of low income housing and tenant rights. They also provide workshops on housing.
18 Tremont St., Suite 401