Rent in Public Housing

Produced by Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Last updated 11 September, 2009

If you are a tenant in public housing in Massachusetts this information will anwer your questions about how rents are set in both state and federal public housing
in Massachusetts.

All of these questions are also available in a booklet which includes legal
citations. You can download the booklet, Rent in
Public Housing
as a PDF file.

Please share this information freely with tenants, housing authorities and organizations working with tenants.

Keep in mind

There is a bill in Congress that if passed, would make major changes to how rents are set in federal public housing. Check back on MassLegalHelp for the most up to date information.

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