GBREB Volunteers and Metro Housing Boston Team up to Help With Rent Relief Efforts

The Greater Boston Real Estate Board and Metro Housing|Boston are teaming up to help building owners and tenants who are having trouble paying rent and mortgages due to the pandemic.  They will be hosting an event on Saturday, October 16 to help those in need to complete and submit applications for assistance. GBREB and Metro Housing will host the event for property owners and individuals who have made an advance appointment and have all of the necessary documents. They will meet with a trained Realtor® volunteer who will assist them in preparing and electronically submitting the application.

If you need help but cannot attend the workshop, visit mass.gov/CovidHousingHelp  to get connected with regional agencies that can help you apply for funds and stay in your home.   In addition, DHCD has also provided a list of frequently asked questions  for owners about accepting state rental assistance. 
 
Teaming Up With Metro Housing Boston
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check out the October edition of the MAA Insider featuring highlights from past events, information on upcoming events plus local and national multifamily news.

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Check out the August edition of the MAA Insider featuring highlights from past events, information on upcoming events plus local and national multifamily news.

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Rent Resources

If you’re a renter having trouble paying your rent, utilities, or other housing costs – or if you’re a landlord trying to stay afloat with tenants in this situation – help may be available. State and local programs are distributing billions of dollars in rental assistance to help renters stay housed during the pandemic.

Visit the CFPB’s Rental Assistance Finder to find out what this means for you and what you can do.  The CFPB’s site also includes resources to help renters and landlords understand other resources to help navigate various financial hardships related to the pandemic.
Rental Assistance

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Check out the June edition of the MAA Insider featuring highlights from past events, information on upcoming events plus local and national multifamily news.

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Check out the June edition of the MAA Insider featuring highlights from past events, information on upcoming events plus local and national multifamily news.

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The MAA Supplier Spotlight promotes the excellent service and valuable products of MAA's Supplier members. 
To be featured, please contact Courtney McHugh, [email protected]

2021 MAA Affiliate Spotlight Companies
January Affiliate Spotlight

T.F. Andrew Carpet One Floor & Home
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May Affiliate Spotlight
CHASE
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Check out the May edition of the MAA Insider featuring highlights from past events, information on upcoming events plus local and national multifamily news.

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MAA DEI Resources
The MAA DEI Committee serves to be a resource to the MAA membership! See below resources.

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Articles/Presentations

Videos/ Recorded Webinars

For more information about the MAA DEI Committee, contact Sharon Cheng, [email protected]


 

DEI Resources

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Check out the April edition of the MAA Insider featuring highlights from past events, information on upcoming events plus local and national multifamily news.

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GBREB NEWS

LANDLORD SURVIVAL GUIDE

A one-stop-shop

The Massachusetts Landlord Survival Guide  is an invaluable tool to help new and longtime owners succeed. Simple, fast and an informative legal resource, the Landlord Survival Guide is the source for owners to navigate the common pitfalls of being in the rental business. Covering topics from fair housing, discrimination, evictions, owners duties, tenant rights, and more, this book is the ultimate resource with all the information you need in one place.
 
New Landlord Survival Guide

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Check out the March edition of the MAA Insider featuring highlights from past events, information on upcoming events plus local and national multifamily news.

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GBREB NEWS

Massachusetts Vaccine Information Resources

Massachusetts is currently Phase 1 of the MA COVID-19 vaccine distribution timeline and Phase 2 is projected to start in February.  Phase 3 is projected to start in April and the majority of residents will fall into this phase.  

Visit When can I get the COVID-19 Vaccine?to find out if you are eligible and where you can be vaccinated. As Massachusetts moves through the prioritization phases, additional information on where, when, and how to get the vaccine will be announced publicly and posted on the Covid-19 website.  This page is updated frequently.

For information on where you can get the vaccine based on your eligibility status, visit COVID-19 vaccine locations for individuals currently eligible to be vaccinated | Mass.gov.  The webpage includes a map of COVID-19 vaccination locations for individuals currently eligible to be vaccinated. Each location includes information on how to schedule an appointment.  At this time, the Department of Public Health is not scheduling appointments directly. 

For other Frequently Asked Questions including vaccine safety, eligibility and other common questions, please visit COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions | Mass.gov.

Information for COVID vaccine providers including vaccine guidance, prioritization and trainings can be found at www.mass.gov/CovidVaccineProviders

 

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Check out the January edition of the MAA Insider featuring highlights from past events, information on upcoming events plus local and national multifamily news.

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Upcoming Events

Event
MAA President's and Achievement Awards
InterContinental Hotel
5:30pm