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Housing Aid Flowed At Higher Rates Over Summer

Massachusetts has distributed almost $270 million in emergency rental assistance funding to more than 40,000 households since March 2020, according to figures the Baker administration published Friday. [Screenshot]

Exactly 11 months after the state's pandemic-inspired moratorium on evictions expired, Baker administration and judiciary officials touted the effort to connect renters and landlords with emergency aid as a model of success even as advocates and lawmakers contended that the system still has harmful gaps.

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