"Metrolist" is a housing clearinghouse which provides Boston residents with housing information and a range of counseling services.
Metrolist services include:
- Rental listings for government-assisted and private market housing in over 100 cities and towns;
- Housing resources and referrals;
- Referrals to local agencies which provide resources for maintaining existing housing, or locating new housing.
Fair Housing also collects resources to provide housing search information and referrals to agencies that offer self-sufficiency resources, such as Graduate Equivalence Diploma (GED), job training, and job placement.
Request a List of Apartments from Metrolist
Metrolist can assist you with your housing search. We match your housing needs with available housing and provide information about Boston neighborhoods and metro communities. Metrolist can provide referrals to other housing and human service agencies. To request a list of available apartments, open waiting lists, or for information on other housing issues, please visit our office or complete the Metrolist Intake Form.
Types of Rental Assistance
- Public Housing is housing owned and operated by local housing authority, such as the Boston Housing Authority. This type of housing is funded by a number of State and Federal programs established to assist low-income individuals, families, the elderly, and the disabled.
- Rental Assistance programs provide financial aid to help low-income persons rent apartments other than apartments in public housing developments.