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Eviction Diversion Initiative updates

The Massachusetts Trial Court has partnered with the Executive Branch on the Eviction Diversion Initiative (EDI) to support tenants and landlords with the challenges caused by COVID-19. This page contains presentations and data dashboards related to the initiative.

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EDI updates and presentations

March 25, 2021: Trial Court Presentation to Housing Stakeholders 

Massachusetts Trial Court Post-Eviction Moratorium Plan: Updates on Process and Data. Presented on Thursday, March 25th, 2021 at the Housing Stakeholders Briefing.

March 25, 2021: Executive Branch Presentation to Housing Stakeholders 

Eviction Diversion Initiative Update Presentation to Trial Court Stakeholder Meeting. Presented on Thursday, March 25th, 2021 at the Housing Stakeholders Briefing.

December 17, 2020: Trial Court Presentation to Housing Stakeholders

Massachusetts Trial Court Post-Eviction Moratorium Plan: Updates on Process and Data. Presented on Thursday, December 17th, 2020 at the Housing Stakeholders Briefing.

December 17, 2020: Executive Branch Presentation to Housing Stakeholders

Eviction Diversion Initiative Update Presentation to Trial Court Stakeholder Meeting. Presented on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at the Housing Stakeholders Briefing.

Trial Court EDI dashboards

All Residential Eviction Cases, Non-Payment of Rent: View new cases filed, plaintiffs, and defendants.

Massachusetts Trial Court, Summary Process Tier 1 and Tier 2 Events: View tier 1 and tier 2 events scheduled and resulted.

Massachusetts Trial Court, Summary Process Executions Issued: View executions issued by month, week, and geographic location.

All data is compiled from the Trial Court's case tracking system MassCourts. Dashboard is updated on a weekly basis. For the Boston Municipal and District Courts, cases filed include eviction cases based on grounds other than non-payment of rent. These cases are few and represent a small proportion of eviction cases overall.

Monthly Reports: Chapter 257 of the Acts of 2020 - An Act Providing for Eviction Protections

View monthly reports on filings, actions, and dispositions of summary process (eviction) cases. All data is compiled from the Trial Court's case tracking system MassCourts.

Executive branch EDI dashboards

Eviction Diversion Initiative Dashboard

Interactive dashboards include summary statistics about the Massachusetts COVID-19 Eviction Diversion Initiative and are updated on a monthly basis.

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