The Berkshire Eagle on Evictions

The Berkshire Eagle reported yesterday on “Hundreds of Actions Taken Related to State Evictions”, relying on both the Network and Community Legal Aid for comment. Thanks to journalist Danny Jin […]

Published in Media/Press Coverage, News on February 3, 2021.

NEW Eviction Protections Become Law!

Good news: new eviction protections are now law. As you may recall, these provisions were initially passed by the Legislature as outside sections of the FY21 budget which the Governor […]

Published in Advocacy, Network, News on January 6, 2021.

Western MA Evictions and Homelessness in the Media

On Sunday, the New York Times published a front page article on evictions in Western MA, featuring the Hampden County Sheriff’s Office and Rose Webster-Smith, the coordinator at Springfield No […]

Published in Media/Press Coverage, News on December 21, 2020.

COVID-19 Survey to Distribute WIDELY!

The MA Department of Public Health has just released a survey for EVERY Massachusetts resident over 14 years old (this means you, too!).  The survey is anonymous and the goal is to assess […]

Published in News on September 22, 2020.

The Loss of A Champion: Chief Justice Ralph Gants

I’m so sorry to have this news to share, as relayed to the MA Right to Counsel Coalition by Annette Duke of Mass. Law Reform Institute. Sentiments shared by us […]

Published in News on September 15, 2020.

‘Outrageously High’ Discrimination Found Against Black Renters in Boston

The Boston Globe published an article yesterday revealing severe discrimination against Black renters in Boston seeking housing. The report underlying the article can be found here: Qualified Renters Need Not […]

Published in News on July 2, 2020.

Racial Inequity and Money and Housing

This New York Times article The Stark Racial Inequity of Personal Finances in America brings home the relationship between economic inequity and racial inequity. The Network’s priority regarding progressive tax […]

Published in News on June 11, 2020.

Exciting News on Ending Youth Homelessness!

Thrilling news to report: the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the Western MA region over $4.3 million to end youth homelessness as part of its Youth Homelessness Demonstration […]

Published in News, Resources on August 30, 2019.

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