Boston, MA Rent Assistance

Are you having trouble making your Rent?

There are non profits, churches, and government sources in Boston, Massachusetts to help you pay your bills.

Our list below provides
- Non Profit grant assistance
- Financial resources for help that most people do not know about
- Government programs you can qualify for today.
- Covid 19 rental relief programs (depends on availability of funds)


If you would like to see only Suffolk County resources, visit: Suffolk County Rent Assistance

Latest List for Boston, MA

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing

1620 Tremont St
Boston, MA - 02120
(617) 566-6565
Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing providesAFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS In the 1980’s MHNHSfocused on preserving and providing new affordable rental opportunities in the neighborhood through the rehabilitation of deteriorated and vacant multi-family properties.  This effort began ..

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FamilyAid Boston

727 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA - 02111
(617) 542-7286
FamilyAid Boston provides   case managers in their Homelessness Prevention program work with families to resolve the problems that are putting their housing at risk and to help them connect with the services they need. In some cases, limited financial assistance is available for rent ..

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Cambridge Housing Assistance Fund

105 Chauncy St
Boston, MA - 02111
(617) 542-0338
The Cambridge Housing Assistance Fund (CHAF) is committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness in the community. CHAF raises funds to assist the homeless and near homeless primarily with the start-up costs of securing permanent housing. CHAF provides the needy with initial rental costs, r..

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Department of Housing and Community Development - MA STATE PROGRAM

100 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA - 02114
(617) 573-1100
Department of Housing and Community Development - MA STATE PROGRAM provides different types of rental assistance in Massachusetts. The 3 largest programs are: The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP), Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (MRVP), Alternative Housing Voucher Program ..

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Temporary Financial Assistance - The American Legion Department of Massachusetts

State House Room 546-2
Boston, MA - 02133
(617) 727-2966
The American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program has awarded cash grants to minor children of veterans who are eligible for American Legion membership. These grants help families in need meet the cost of shelter, food, utilities and health expenses, thereby keeping the child or chi..

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Catholic Charities Archdiocese Of Boston

275 W Broadway
Boston, MA - 02127
(617) 482-5440
Catholic Charities Archdiocese Of Boston is able to provide a wide range of support, including the following: Food pantries Rent and mortgage assistance Utility assistance Baby supplies Clothing and other necessities Also provides a seasonal and holiday assistance for families who cannot afford a..

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How it Works

Rent Assistance lists thousands of local agencies and non-profit organizations that can help you pay your rent or assist with financial resources.

Find a listing

Find an agency near you. Start by searching by state or zip code.

Contact Your Local Housing Authority

ontact the agency using the preferred method of contact listed on the page or following the instructions listed. Some agencies require that you register online on their website or that you call.

Apply for assistance

Once you have been deemed eligible for a program prepare the necessary documentation for submission. All agencies are different and provide different types of assistance.