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Support for Tenants at Risk (STAR) at the MSC

By DHSP Multi-Service Center (MSC)

Cambridge Department of Human Service Programs

The STAR program serves low-income Cambridge tenants facing eviction who have been issued a Summary Process Summons and Complaint, offering financial and clinical support towards tenancy preservation.

This is an ongoing program.
Monday through Friday. Morning and Afternoon.


Beth Anderson
Program Manager

MSC Front Desk

Additional information

In addition to the case management, stabilization, and rental assistance services currently provided at the Multi-Service Center, STAR’s targeted legal and clinical services will ensure that individuals/families at the highest risk for eviction will have access to comprehensive resources, with the goal being retention of stable housing and the prevention of homelessness.


To determine whether you are eligible for the STAR program, or other eviction prevention support, contact Beth Anderson: 617-349-6332,



362 Green Street
1st Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

  • No transportation provided.

We are located on the 1st floor.

Translation services available - Contact the organization for more details. Wheelchair accessible

For whom

Ages 18 and Adult.

Cambridge residents only

STAR households must earn below 30% area median income.


Contact us for more information.

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Please contact the Multi-Service Center main line for more information.