Rent/Mortgage, Child Support, MassHealth, Legal

PAYING RENT/MORTGAGE

1. Get a copy of the letter from the union/hotel to let your landlord or mortgage holder know you are out of work.

  1. MA Housing Court is putting off almost all evictions between now and April 21
  2. Mortgage: Federal HUD helpline, available 24 hours a day: 888-995-HOPE
  3. Rental assistance and rehousing: MA Division of Housing Stabilization: 877-418-3308
  4. Local Mortgage Councilors: https://apps.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/index.cfm?&webListAction=search&searchstate=MA&filterSvc=dfc

5. Boston Renters: For Boston residents, go to https://www.boston.gov/how-respond-eviction and call 617-635-4200, in addition the following landlords will not be evicting Boston tenants throughout the crisis: Trinity Financial, Winn Companies, The Community Builders, and all CDCs, 7.

If you have a notice to quit the premises, please call our Legal Fund, 617-367-1100×780 and ask for Ed Regan.  If they cant help and/or you need mediation services to provide conflict resolution with a landlord call Community Dispute Settlement Center, Inc: (617) 876-5476 or Somerville Mediation Program: (617) 625-6600

Other renters: https://www.mass.gov/eviction-for-tenants


CHILD SUPPORT ASSISTANCE

1. Child Support: Call 211 or go to https://mass211.org/

2.Child care support: Call 211 or go to https://www.mass.gov/guides/early-education-and-care-financial-assistance-for-families

3.. If you have a court order to pay child support, please call our Legal Fund, 617-367-1100×780 and ask for Ed Regan. 


MASS HEALTH

1. Eligibility is extended to April 25th

2. Call (800) 841-2900 or go online https://login.mahix.org/app/index.html


OTHER LEGAL

If you work for a Teamsters Local 42 Employer that belongs to the Pre-Paid Legal, please call Regan Associates, LLC at 617-367-1100.  Additionally, you may Greater Boston Legal Services: 800-323-3205.