Rental Assistance & COVID-19 Hardships
If you're facing hardship related to the pandemic and can't pay your rent, you may qualify for one of these programs.
Contact ABCD Connect at 617.348.6329 or email email@example.com
ABCD recognizes the tremendous financial strain COVID-19 has placed on the people we serve. In response, we created ABCD Connect, a hotline and service hub to help families meet a range of essential expense. These include car repairs, childcare, internet, phone/cell phone, transportation, and past-due utilities.
BOSTON RENTal & MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE
Rental and Mortgage Assistance
ABCD offers support to individuals and families facing eviction or a housing-related hardship to help them remain in safe and secure housing. Those requesting mortgage assistance must live at that residence.
Are you facing eviction or foreclosure due to lost income caused by the COVID-19 pandemic?
Malden Start Secure – Rental Assistance
If you are struggling to pay first and last month’s rent for an apartment in Malden, we may be able to help. For more information or for eligibility guidelines, please check out: Malden Secure Start flyer.
Malden Relief for COVID-19 Hardships
If you are experiencing any hardships caused by the pandemic, we can help. Contact us through ABCD Connect at 617.348.6329 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEDFORD RENTAL ASSISTANCE
If you live in Medford and are experiencing hardship caused by the COVID-19 crisis, we encourage you to apply for ABCD emergency rental assistance. This program provides temporary relief and is made possible through our partnership with the City of Medford and funding through the Community Preservation Act.
The Medford Emergency Rental Assistance Program (M-ERAP) is designed to assist low-income households facing housing emergencies related to COVID-19. This program defines an emergency as a situation in which immediate action is needed to avoid homelessness or eviction, to re-establish a home, or prevent displacement from a home.
To qualify for the City of Medford’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program through ABCD, you must meet the following guidelines:
General Eligibility Guidelines for City of Medford Rental Assistance Program
- Must be a Medford resident
- Annual Household income less than or equal to 80% of Area Median Income (See table below)
- Must have a COVID-19 Hardship
Area Median Income Levels for Medford Residents
|Household Size||80% AMI||50% AMI|
Applicants will be required to submit supporting documents along with a completed application form.