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.

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

The Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) Program is a homelessness prevention program funded by the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). RAFT provides short-term financial assistance to low-income families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

How to find Apply for assistance to keep your family housed

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.

Contact for Apply for assistance to keep your family housed

Address
100 Cambridge Street, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114
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