Working together with teens on how to develop safe and healthy relationships.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Monday, December 31, 2012
Under the bill, victims of domestic violence and sexual assault who live in private housing can receive protections similar to those currently available to residents of public housing.
The Massachusetts Legislature last week unanimously passed a bill sponsored by Senator Cynthia Stone Creem (D-Newton) that aims to protect housing rights for victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault. Under the bill, victims who live in private housing would be able to break a lease with a landlord without financial penalty if his or her safety is in jeopardy, the press release said. In addition, the bill forbids landlords to waive these rights in a lease and protects from discrimination against tenants, the press release said. These are protections similar to those currently available under federal law to residents of public housing. “Maintaining and securing safe and affordable housing is often one of the most …
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Political candidates scheduled to appear for a Q&A at the Newton Senior Center at 10 a.m.
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