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Apply for assistance to keep your family housed

There is a homelessness prevention program called "RAFT" which provides resources of up to $4,000.00 a year. This money can be used to help with moving costs, rent, utility, and security deposits.

DHCD Rental Assistance Division Contact Info


M-F 8:45am - 5:00pm

The Details

What you need

RAFT is administered through the Housing Consumer Education Centers (HCECs).  The HCECs are located in 9 regions across the state. 

How to find

Please click on the Service Provider Locator to find an office nearest you that can help you apply for this assistance.

Look for the section on the Locator for "RAFT" assistance.



100 Cambridge Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114


M-F 8:45am - 5:00pm


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