- SMOC Housing Resources – Housing assistance options for families, individuals, people with AIDS, home modification loans, and rental assistance, as well as shelter options.
- Housing Consumer Education Center (HCEC) at SMOC– Information on rental and mortgage assistance programs, educational information for landlord and tenants, workshops related to housing/first-time home buying/budgeting for housing, etc. For questions related to housing, email the HCEC here or call the HCEC Hotline: 508-872-0765. Leave detailed information and be aware that it may take around 48 business hours for a reply.
- Regional Housing Services Office – Provides the member communities of Acton, Bedford, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Maynard, Sudbury, Wayland and Weston with affordable housing support and information, including listings of lotteries for affordable properties.
- Department of Housing & Community Development: Homelessness Prevention, etc. – Apply for housing assistance, locate a service provider, and get information on COVID-19 housing help.
- Special Needs Housing Checklist – Financial and logistical considerations when exploring housing options for someone with special needs.
- Comprehensive Guide to Finding and Maintaining Housing that You Can Afford – Provides information on finding a housing you can afford, the rights & responsibilities of a house, addressing concerns, etc. Also explains the eviction process and ways to address eviction notices. Click here to view the eviction flow chart.
- Resource Guide: Guide to Moving – good, practical moving guide, which includes questions to ask your landlord, things to check out in your apartment, budgeting for a move, truck rental, forwarding mail, etc.
- CHAMP Common Application for State Subsidized Housing– For questions about waitlist or application status, applicants should contact Sudbury Housing Authority’s waitlist coordinator, Carleen, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-443-5112 menu option 2.
- Finding Subsidized Housing (includes links to local applications) – Information from the social work office on subsidized housing with links to housing available by area.
- Housing Consumer Education Center (information & workshops) – Provides emergency assistance updates, a description of the program, eligibility requirements, a full explanation of the application process, and a link to the application.
- Frost Farm 55+ Housing Development – Eligibility requirements, wait-list instructions, and application for Frost Farm’s discounted units.
- Homeowners Assistance Fund (HAF): Provides assistance to homeowners behind on mortgages due to COVID-19 – Mass HAF will provide financial assistance to eligible homeowners who have missed at least 3 home mortgage payments to help them avoid foreclosure.
- Sudbury Small Grant Program – $5,000 is available to homeowners for home certain repairs. More details and the application can be found here.
- SMOC First Time Home Buyer Classes – Four evening sessions will teach you the ins and outs of the homebuying process; from getting your finances ready to selecting a real estate broker and lender, from finding the right house to making sure it is in good condition.
- Habitat for Humanity Application for Repairs – The Home Repair Program includes handicap accessibility modifications (wheelchair ramps, grab bars, and handrails), roof repair, floor repair, and other health and safety home repairs on a sliding scale basis.
- Tenancy Preservation Program: Support for Those Facing Eviction Due to Impact of their Disability – A homelessness prevention program that helps find solutions to disability-related issues. Website includes overview of the program, guidelines for eligibility, and contact information.
- Housing Navigator: Search for affordable home rentals – A site that helps you find housing, regardless of income; begin by typing in where you’d like to live.
- Family Promise LIFE Program – Eviction Prevention – A program to prevent families from becoming homeless; includes eligibility requirements.
- Mass Housing – Finding an Affordable Apartment – Search the Affordable Housing Registry, read examples of renters’ success stories, fill out the common pre-application to aid in the search process, and join community programming.
- Department of Housing and Community Development: Homelessness Prevention and Intervention