Housing and Community Development (DHCD)

DHCD oversees funding and resources to help people in Massachusetts live affordably and safely.

Contact Us


Main Office
100 Cambridge St, Suite 300, Boston, MA 02114


Main Office (617) 573-1100

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Department of Housing and Community Development

Who we serve

The Department of Housing and Community Development, through its community and business partners, provides affordable housing options, financial assistance, and other support to Massachusetts communities.  We oversee different types of assistance and funding for consumers, businesses, and non-profit partners. The A to Z listing page may come in handy. Learn about the Public Charge Rule and Temporary 2020 Census Work income and how they may impact you.

If you are a person or family looking for housing assistance, please visit the featured services below.


COVID Housing Help

Recent news & announcements


2020 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) 

8/20/2021 Housing and Community Development

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