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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The Federal Eviction Moratorium will be effective in Massachusetts from October 17 to December 31, 2020. Make sure you are protected against eviction and share the video below to spread the word. What should you do?  If you owe rent, pay what you can, and communicate with your landlord.  In order to be protected under…

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