Housing Programs in Massachusetts

The purpose of government-funded housing is to provide decent, safe, and affordable housing. Figuring out what type of housing you are applying for or live in and who funds it can be confusing, but it is essential to know in order to figure out what rules apply and what your rights are.

This Chapter will give you an overview of the rental housing programs for low- and moderate-income people in Massachusetts and help you identify different programs and find the laws and rules that apply to them.

Produced by Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Last Updated December 2009

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