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Last updated: 9/10/19

Office of Housing Stability

We help residents find and maintain stable, safe, and affordable housing.

Our office works to prevent displacement. It's our mission to promote housing preservation and stabilization. In that way, the Office of Housing Stability is one of the first of its kind in the nation.

Looking for information on affordable housing opportunities in Boston? Metrolist has information on lotteries, resales, and much more.

Have questions? Contact us:

26 Court Street
9th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Monday through Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

What we offer

Housing Crisis Support

We help tenants in housing crisis due to fire, natural disaster, eviction, or condemnation. We also have information on emergency resources for tenants. Our goal is to put residents on the path to housing stability.

Tenant and Landlord Information

We provide information to tenants and landlords about their rights and responsibilities.

Program and Resource Development

We develop tenant and landlord resources and programs. We want to promote the creation and preservation of stable and affordable housing in Boston.

Advocacy and Policy

We research, draft, and put in place policies that aim to prevent displacement. Our goal is to keep our communities intact.

Meet Us in the Community

Nov 19

Landlord Resource Fair

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Anti-Displacement policies

In January 2019, Mayor Walsh announced a six-piece legislative package focused on housing security. You can learn more about the housing security bills in the Mayor's legislative package.