Metro Housing staff is working remotely while our office is closed to the public.

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How can we help you?

Housing

Property Owners

Donors

Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) & Emergency Rent and Mortgage Assistance (ERMA)

For COVID-related housing crises, the maximum RAFT benefit has increased from $4,000 to $10,000 per household, on the condition that the landlord agrees to preserve the tenancy for 6 months, or until June 2021 for households with school-aged children, whichever is longer.

FOR  DETAILS ON THE RAFT APPLICATION PROCESS CLICK HERE AND TO BEGIN THE APPLICATION PROCESS CLICK HERE.

Section 8 Voucher Holders

If you are a participant in the Housing Choice Voucher program (Section 8) and need assistance, please contact the Leased Housing Gateway Team at gateway@MetroHousingBoston.org or by calling 617.425.6611.

Civil Rights & Fair Housing

Metro Housing|Boston is committed to equal opportunity and access to housing for all by incorporating fair housing principles into all of its services.

Vote in 2020. Your Future Depends on it.

Voting in the upcoming primary and general elections is more important than ever before. To register to vote, and for information about where, when, and how to cast your ballot, click HERE.

We are passionate about families thriving in homes they can afford.

Confronted with mounting family, home, and work pressures, Joseph experienced a parent’s worst nightmare when his three young children were placed in foster care. Soon after, Joseph was evicted. Read how Metro Housing helped Joseph find stable housing and helped him reunite with his children.

Metro Housing|Boston alleviates and prevents homelessness in Greater Boston. We mobilize wide-ranging resources to provide innovative and personalized services that lead families and individuals to housing stability, economic security, and an improved quality of life.

Our highly customized services address a wide range of housing related issues to help residents of Greater Boston who are homeless or at risk of losing their home understand and navigate the public and private services available to them.