No matter where people are -
homeless, struggling to keep
their home, or stably housed -
Metro Housing can help.
We help families and individuals
achieve economic security.
We earn trust everyday by using our
resources to deliver innovative solutions
with personalized service.

While Metro Housing staff is working remotely and our office is closed to the public, the foyer is open between 8:30am and 5pm if you need to drop off materials for staff in an accessible drop box.


Click HERE for contact information and more details about Metro Housing’s operations.

How can we help you?


Property Owners


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

RAFT can provide eligible households up to $10,000 that can be used to help keep their housing, obtain new housing, or otherwise avoid becoming homeless, regardless of source of income, or lack of income. Citizenship or immigration status is not an issue for most of this funding.


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 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.