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Policy brief 2: Analysis shows additional strategies needed to connect tenants with rent assistance

More than two months after the end of the federal eviction moratorium, data indicate that many Massachusetts renters remain behind on rent and fear being evicted from their homes. This latest brief explores differences in eviction filing rates across Massachusetts and evaluates the impact of rent relief programs, local eviction moratoria,and local support on regional eviction filing rates.




MHP comments on proposed MBTA service reductions

BOSTON, Dec. 4, 2020, --- MHP Executive Director Clark Ziegler submitted written comments on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's proposed service reductions. "MHP is concerned that the proposed service cuts -- even if reversed at a later date -- would undermine decades of state policy to promote housing development near transit," wrote Ziegler.




COVID Community Data Lab

Since May, MHP's Center for Housing Data has been doing analysis for the COVID Community Data Lab, an initiative of Boston Indicators, the research arm of The Boston Foundation. MHP has been tracking housing stability metrics such as housing vacancies, rent prices, ability to pay and most recently the rise in evictions to pre-pandemic levels since the end of the state's moratorium. Check here for the lab's latest report on the pandemic's impact and policy proposals aimed at achieving an inclusive recovery.

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