Metro Housing|Boston offers an array of trainings for tenants, property owners, and service providers to learn more about affordable housing. Many of these trainings are offered free of charge. Check back often to view listings and dates of upcoming workshops for tenants and register online.
Unless otherwise indicated, all workshops take place at the Metro Housing|Boston office at 1411 Tremont Street, Boston, MA.
For all reasonable accommodation requests, including sign language interpreters, or the need for an interpreter in a language other than English, please contact us at 617-425-6605 or workshops@MetroHousingBoston.org prior to the scheduled date of the workshop.
Start your tenancy out on the right foot! Learn techniques and strategies to establish a good working relationship with your landlord and increase your chances of staying in your home long-term. This workshop will also include information on the eviction process, including tenants’ rights.
Affordable Housing Basics
This workshop is for social service professionals and volunteers interested in learning the basics of affordable housing. The workshop provides practical information regarding affordable housing programs, an overview of housing civil rights laws and regulations, and best practices on helping others with affordable housing needs.
Housing Strategies Clinic
Finding and keeping housing is difficult. There are issues of affordability, location, access to services and the quality of the housing. The clinic speakers will provide you with information, strategies and problem solving as valuable tools to assist you to meet your housing goals. The topics in the clinic are housing search, utility resources and fair housing.
Credit Boot Camp
This workshop is presented by the Boston Home Center. This is a free six-hour course to learn everything you need to know about establishing and maintaining a record of good credit, and how to avoid credit traps. Please note you must attend all three courses to obtain your certificate.
Homebuying 100 is the Boston Home Center’s all new Introduction to Homeownership seminar. In 1.5 hours, we’ll help you understand what it takes to buy a home, and give you strategies to help you get ready to be successful.