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COMMUNITY RESOURCES: Housing Assistance

Dedham Housing Authority

Dedham Housing Authority (DHA) provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management programs such as Low Rent Public Housing and the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8). 

Public housing aims to provide safe and comfortable rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Public housing includes apartments owned and managed by public housing authorities. Essentially, public housing is low-rent housing for eligible families, the elderly, and people with disabilities who meet the income guidelines and eligibility qualifications.

You can visit the DHA office during business hours or apply online at: www.publichousingapplication.ocd.state.ma.us

DHA can be reached at 781-326-3543, their offices are located at 163 Dedham Blvd, Dedham, Massachusetts 02026.

Housing Organizations

            

            Dedham Housing Authority provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management programs such as Low

            Rent Public Housing and the Housing and the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8).

            Phone:  781 326-3543

            Location: 163 Dedham Boulevard, Dedham, MA 02026

  • City Life/ Vida Urbana

    Support for homeowners and renters fighting to stay in their homes. Offers bilingual (Spanish/English) legal aid.
    Phone: 617-524-3541
    Location: 284 Amory Street, First Floor, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

  • Fair Housing and Equity

    Challenges housing discrimination and tries to reduce barriers to opportunity for persons living and working in the City of Boston.
    Phone: 617-635-2500
    Email: FAIRHOUSING@BOSTON.GOV
    Location: 1 City Hall Square, Room 966, Boston, MA 02201

  • HomeStart Services

    Programs help prevent families and individuals from losing their current housing, as well as finding affordable housing. Specific programs to assist veterans and people with disabilities.
    Phone: 617-542-0338
    Email: homestart@homestart.org
    Location: 105 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111

    Walk-in Hours: Wednesdays, 3 - 4:45pm

  • MassHousing

    Find affordable rentals, homes for sale, and first-time homebuyer help through this independent agency. MassHousing does not use taxpayer dollars to sustain its operations, although it administers some publicly funded programs on behalf of the Commonwealth.
    Phone: 617-854-1000
    Videophone: 857-366-4157
    Email: webinfo@masshousing.com
    Location: One Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

  • Metro Housing Boston

    Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership is a leading nonprofit dedicated to connecting the residents of Greater Boston with safe, decent homes they can afford. MBHP empowers families and individuals to move along the continuum from homelessness to housing stability.
    Phone:617.859.0400
    Toll Free: 1.800.272.0990
    Email: info@metrohousingboston.org
    Location: 1411 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02120

  • Metrolist

    Metrolist services include: rental listings for government-assisted and private market housing in Boston and neighboring communities; workshops and classes for buyers and renters; resources for finding affordable housing; and information about statewide housing lotteries.
    Phone: 617.635.4200
    E-Mail: METROLIST@BOSTON.GOV

  • Victory Programs | Housing

    As an equal opportunity housing provider, Victory Programs provides housing opportunities regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, familial status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Victory Programs also offers medical case management and housing services for people living with HIV/AIDS.
    Phone: 617-282-4102 x374
    TTY: 617-541-0222

Housing Help

Provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management programs such as Low Rent Public Housing and the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8).  These programs are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 

Address:  163 Dedham Blvd, Dedham, Massachusetts 02026 

Phone:  781.326.354

Get answers to your questions about state-aided public housing offered by the Department of Housing and Community Development.

Phone: 617.573.1100

TTY: 617.573.1140

Location: 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114

The court handles evictions, small claims, and other cases related to housing.

617-788-6500

Are you homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, or in need of affordable housing? Go to the HUD Resource Locator and select "Find Homeless Resources Near Me" to find out where you can go for help.