Free Legal Help with Evictions Through the Massachusetts COVID Eviction Legal Help Project

Through the COVID-19 Eviction Legal Help Project (CELHP), there is a substantial expansion of free legal help for low-income tenants as well as low-income owner-occupants of 2-3 family properties navigating the eviction process. These services can be used before the eviction process begins, as well as once a notice has been received, and can be used in coordination with community mediation services at For the legal services income eligibility is capped at 200 percent of federal poverty level.

Legal services will be available in every region and can be found on a new website built for this initiative at Households can also call 2-1-1, and learn more at the Department of Housing and Community Development’s website at

Contact Westford Town Social Worker Alison Christopher at 978-692-2325 for more information.

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