Seeking New Housing

Looking for an affordable home? This is our primary focus — and we can help you understand and evaluate your options.

Renting a home

Whether or not you have a Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8), we can help you with the rental process in a variety of ways. You can conduct a streamlined online search for affordable units, attend one of our Rental Housing 101 Workshops, and explore our own Housing Solutions affordable housing developments.

Rental subsidy programs

For information regarding your eligibility for a housing subsidy program, please call our HCEC team at 781-422-4200 and/or visit our Rental Assistance page.

Buying a home

Interested in buying a home of your own? Housing Solutions provides a wide range of homebuyer education and counseling services, including first-time homebuyer workshops, training in financial management, counseling to help you avoid predatory lenders and foreclosure, and assistance with a search for affordable housing opportunities.

Homeless

If you are currently homeless or in danger of losing your home, we administer a number of programs that can help, as described on this page.

Trainings, technical assistance, and counseling

Housing Solutions provides training for both renters and homebuyers, covering topics such as budgeting, money management, first-time homebuying, and banking and credit issues.

Information about Housing Solutions properties

We own a variety of affordable housing developments in Southeastern Massachusetts, managed by HallKeen Management. Several of these developments are specifically designed for seniors and/or tenants with disabilities; others provide affordable apartments for families with children.

Other issues or questions

If you have a question or concern that is not addressed elsewhere on this page, please contact Housing Solutions directly at 781-422-4274.

Additional resources

For your convenience, we have gathered a range of relevant rental documents together on one page to provide information about:

  • Universal application
  • Tenant rights and responsibilities
  • Landlord rights and responsibilities
  • Security deposits
  • Fair Housing Act
  • Lead Law
  • …and more