COVID-19 Update: Contact programs to confirm information.
Workers Emergency Funds: Massachusetts Jobs with Justice
We compiled a list of relief funds, we recommend you apply to them regardless of immigration status. The list is a work in progress please share and let us know of new funds you learn about!
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 2-month subsidy for the amount housing costs exceed 40% of their income.
Families Moving Forward
We connect low-income parents with a personal coach and supportive connections to help reach family goals in health, housing, finances, education, and work!
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.
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.
Legal Services at the MSC
Cambridge and Somerville Legal Services (CASLS) provides free legal advice for low income families and individuals living in Cambridge at the Multi-Service Center (MSC) by MSC case manager referral.
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.
First-Time Homebuyer Workshop
The Housing Division offers a free four-week workshop which provides participants with an overview of the homebuying process.
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.
CEOC Housing Assistance
We can help you sign up for the Cambridge Affordable Housing list and we can help you prevent eviction.
JAS Real Estate Development
Just-A-Start (JAS) develops and owns affordable apartments that allow low and moderate income people to live at rents that are within their means.
Housing Advocacy at AFAB
We provide six housing units, one transitional unit, and a community center.
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
HRI Resident Programs
HRI's Resident Services Program offers a wide range of programming and assistance to residents living in our housing portfolio.
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.
Harvard Square Homeless Shelter
JAS Housing Services
We help prevent homelessness through mediation to resolve disputes between tenants and landlords and by administering emergency financial assistance.