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  • Massachusetts to address emergency assistance confusion, but not through budget

    Massachusetts to address emergency assistance confusion, but not through budget

    Photo: Emmanuel Huybrechts Massachusetts’s State Senate and House of Representatives toyed with introducing language that would clear up the eligibility requirements for the state’s emergency assistance program, but ultimately they did not include the clarification in their FY 2017 budget proposal. Massachusetts is the country’s only right-to-shelter state, meaning that through the Department of Housing […]