Massachusetts Rent Assistance

We provide an online directory of emergency rental assistance programs in Massachusetts. Choose your city in Massachusetts below.

We list the cities where we found help for those needing help paying their rent. We only list the rental assistance programs on the website and do not provide the aid ourselves.

Below we have listed all of the cities in Massachusetts in alphabetical order.

Choose from the links below to find Rent Assistance in Massachusetts

City of Somerville Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development - SOMERVILLE

93 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA - 02143
(617) 666-3311

Office of Homeless Assistance - WORCESTER

455 Main Street, 4th Floor
Worcester, MA - 1608
(508) 799-1175

South Shore Housing Development Corp., Inc.

169 Summer St
Kingston, MA - 02364
(781) 422-4200

Department of Planning and Community Development - QUINCY

34 Coddington Street
Quincy, MA - 02169
(617) 376-1365

North Shore Community Action Programs

119 Rear Foster Street, Building 13
Peabody, MA - 01960
(978) 531-5145

Office of Housing - SPRINGFIELD

36 Court Street
Springfield, MA - 01103
(413) 7876500

Office of Economic & Community Development (OECD) - LYNN

20 Centre Street
Middleborough, MA - 02346
(508) 946-2402

The Ashland Emergency Fund

162 West Union St
Ashland, MA - 01721
(508) 881-3404

Cambridge Housing Assistance Fund

105 Chauncy St
Boston, MA - 02111
(617) 542-0338

Community Teamwork

17 Kirk St.
Lowell, MA - 01852
(978) 459-0551

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

Contact 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.