Justice 4 Housing

Resources

Read about J4H’s programs and our work relating to public housing in Massachusetts

The Far From Home report is a collaboration between J4H and the Harvard Tenant Advocacy Project (TAP). It details the experience of JIIs and FIPs and the discrimination they face when attempting to access public housing in Massachusetts. It includes 12 recommendations to break down barriers that create and perpetuate cycles of impoverishment and oppression. Click the buttons to the right to the full report and a summary of the 12 recommendations.

Access data about Massachusetts public housing authorities (PHAs)!

Download graphs about the distribution of public housing units across the largest PHAs in Massachusetts

Access a map showing the distribution of public housing units (and types of units) for all PHAs in Massachusetts.

Check out this resource page if you are a formerly incarcerated person or a justice involved individual and you want assistance in understanding finding and accessing housing in Massachusetts