Rental Assistance

If you're facing hardship and can't pay your rent, you may qualify for one of these programs.

Contact ABCD Connect at 617.348.6329 or email



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. Staff are available to assist Boston, Malden, Medford  and Everett residents with applying for various funding resources.

Please complete the Intake application below:

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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.

Apply Here



If you are struggling to pay 1st and last month’s rent for an apartment in Medford, we may be able to help. Click here for the Medford Move-In Program flyer.


• Applicants must live in or want to move to Medford, MA and have an annual income at or below 100% of the AMI (area median income) level.
• Rent cannot exceed 50% of the household income. 

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Area Median Income Levels for Medford Residents

Household Size
1 $84,600
2 $96,650
3 $108,750
4 $120,800
5 $130,500
6 $140,150


Applicants will be required to submit supporting documents along with a completed application form.