The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) moratorium on evictions is no longer in affect as of August 26, 2021, but tenants in Lowell have rights and resources they should keep in mind if they are concerned about being forced to leave their homes.
For more information on tenant rights in Massachusetts, visit https://www.mass.gov/info-details/tenant-rights
Every eviction is different. Your options depend on your situation. All options have strict deadlines. If you miss the deadline, you lose the option.
For more steps you can take to respond to an eviction, visit masslegalhelp.org.
If you are facing housing, food, or other emergency needs call 2-1-1 to find resources in your area. 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day. If you are put on hold, you can stay on hold or leave a message. They will call you back in 24 hours or less.
Are you concerned about possible foreclosure of your home? Foreclosure can occur when an owner is unable to stay current with mortgage or condominium fee payments for an extended period of time. There are resources available to assist homeowners who are facing potential foreclosure.