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ABCD (Action for Boston Community Development): This agency helps with navigating paperwork and procedures related to subsidized housing.
Phone: (617) 348-6000

Boston Center for Independent Living: Non-profit serving those with disabilities; offers housing workshops the first and third Wednesday of every month from 10am-12pm that cover affordable housing options in the Boston area, how to apply for subsidized housing, and where to look for housing.
Phone: (617) 338-6665

Housing Authority: State-aided public housing includes low-income family, elderly, and disabled housing in buildings owned by Local Housing Authorities (LHAs) throughout 240 cities and towns in Massachusetts. Low-income households are typically eligible if they earn no more than 80% of the median income (as of April 1, 2021).

Mass Access Housing Registry: Free resource that helps people with disabilities find affordable rental housing and homeownership opportunities in Massachusetts.
Phone: (617) 742-0820

Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD): Resources for low- and moderate-income Massachusetts residents seeking information on housing.
Phone: (617) 573-1100

Metro Housing Boston: Rental voucher housing assistance program.
Phone: (617) 859-0400

National Eldercare Locator: A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting older adults and their families to services and local resources.
Phone: (800) 677-1116

Nuestra Communidad Housing Resources Services Program: Information and assistance, advocacy and placement services for elderly individuals and families at risk of homelessness and/or eviction.
Phone: (617) 427-3599