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Cambridge Housing Stabilization Program: City of Cambridge
We help eligible people whose rent, condominium fees, or cooperative carrying charges exceed 40% of their income by providing a 4-month subsidy for the amount housing costs exceed 40% of their income.
JAS Housing Services
We help prevent homelessness through mediation to resolve disputes between tenants and landlords and by administering emergency financial assistance.
CEOC Housing Assistance
We can help you sign up for the Cambridge Affordable Housing list and we can help you prevent eviction.
Cambridge Residential Energy-Savings Program - for renters, landlords and homeowners!
We've partnered with the City of Cambridge to connect you to state and utility incentive programs, starting with a no-cost home energy assessment!
Directory of Resources for People Homeless in Cambridge
This online guide contains information on many different types of resources that may be useful to individuals and families who are homeless.
Keep The Keys
Keep The Keys is a housing stabilization program for On The Rise women who transition out of homeless and into housing of their own.
Cambridge Affordable Housing Information Sessions
12pm – 2pm
Also: 6pm – 8pm, 12pm – 2pm, and 6pm – 8pm
Join a virtual info session to learn about the City's Affordable Rental and Home Ownership Programs
Utility Bill Assistance: DHSP Fuel Assistance
We assists low-income households from the City of Cambridge and Somerville with winter heating costs incurred. Due to COVID-19, we have extended our support until the end of May!
Low-Cost Internet & Phone Services
This list contains several programs that provide low-cost or free internet and phone services to low-income households and individuals, including the Lifeline Program and Comcast Internet Essentials.
Cambridge Housing Resources
The City of Cambridge can help address concerns and questions about housing resources, tenants, homeowners, landlords and property management companies, and court-related information.
JAS House Improvement Program
Just-A-Start's House Improvement Program (HIP) provides technical assistance to Cambridge homeowners with their repair & rehab projects.
Safe Haven Program
Our inclusive and non-judgmental atmosphere, fostered by OTR's Community Advocates, helps women build relationships, safety, and resources to move out of homelessness.
Homeowner's Guide: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
We provide facts, tips, and sound advice to homeowners that are struggling to make mortgage payments during COVID-19.
Legal Resources: Lawyers for Civil Rights
We currently provided a list of resources and information for people of color and immigrants to common situations resulting from COVID-19.
Eliot Community Human Services at the MSC
Eliot Community Human Services' mental health shelter specialist is a clinical social worker that works closely with the Mass. Department of Mental Health, offering a wide range of services.
Financial Assistance at the MSC
The Multi-Service Center can provide housing-related financial assistance towards eviction prevention funds and move-in costs, especially for individuals and families who are exiting homelessness.
Case Management at the MSC
Our Case Managers assist people experiencing homelessness, those at risk of becoming homeless, or other Cambridge individuals or families in need of short-term support.
Support for Tenants at Risk (STAR) at the MSC
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.
Cambridge Haitian Services at the MSC
The Cambridge Haitian Services program addresses the social services needs of the Haitian community living in Cambridge, with an emphasis on Haitians serving Haitians.
Housing Search Workshop at the MSC
All are welcome to attend this group conversation on navigating the housing search process. Participants will learn about tools and strategies to assist their housing search and self-advocacy.
Legal Services at the MSC
We (CASLS) provide free legal advice for low income families and individuals in Cambridge, by MSC case manager referral, with shelter, affordable housing, and public benefits issues.
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center Case Management
We work directly with survivors of sexual assault, harassment, and abuse and their loved ones to assist with their immediate and long-term health, housing, financial, and safety needs.
Legal Services at CASLS
We offer training on housing and benefits issues to other groups, work closely with community organizations seeking policy changes and raise funds for homeless prevention.
HRI Home Improvement Program
We help low to moderate income homeowners in Cambridge by offering unconventional financing and loans to facilitate the repair, renovation, and restoration of your home to help you stay in your home.
Enriched Assisted Living at Neville
Our traditional Assisted Living neighborhood is a great option for those seniors who are mostly independent, but could use some support with daily activities.