Gain information on tenant rights and responsibilities, tailored to help renters function independently in the private, non-subsidized housing market. There are many resources available on the Housing Consumer Education Center website. The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office provides an excellent resource guide for tenant and landlords. One-on-one counseling is also available from HRA.
If you have questions about state sanitary code please contact your local Board of Health. Your town website will have contact information.
Additional Housing Resources
Other Local Housing Options: other housing resources in and around Franklin County
Housing Consumer Education Center: resource website
MassLegalHelp.org: know your legal rights
Community Legal Aid: apply online for free legal help
MA Attorney General’s Office: Consumer Advocacy & Response Division
DHCD: emergency assistance for families facing housing crisis
Servicenet: shelter and housing services