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State Public Housing Regulations What’s New?

In April 2017, the state released new regulations for state public housing.  
If you live in state public housing, here are a few highlights about what is new.

New Yearly Plans
Housing authorities with state public housing must submit a yearly plan to the Department of Housing and Community Development. These plans will include repair plans and ...

Mass Union of Public Housing Tenants Policy Board announces the 2017 Annual Fall Convention Oct. 28, 2017

The Mass Union of Public Housing Tenants Policy Board and Staff would like to announce its 2017 Fall Convention will take place on October 28, 2017.  This event will be hosted at the Four Point Hotel, 1125 Providence Turnpike, Norwood MA with the Convention Theme: Resident Collaboration with Housing Management. New state regulations including a new rent regulation are being drafted requiring residents to partner with management. Every housing authority in Massachusetts ...

DHCD releases new updated "760cmr" regulations

DHCD Has released its new, updated "760cmr" regulations, and we have them for you here!!

MASSACHUSETTS UNION Comments on amendments to proposed state public regulations

Just last week,Jack Cooper, Exutive Director of MUPHT, in an email to Ian Meyer, Dept. of Housing and Community Development respectfully submited these comments to the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) in response to proposed changes to regulations that impact public housing residents.

To read the entire 5-page document you can either click here... ,view the pdf version..., or to view MUPHT and otherorganizations' 2016 comments on proposed state public housing regulations click:
http://www.masslegalservices.org/content/comments-proposed-state-public-housing-regulations.