Update from the Attorney General's office on the eviction moratorium:
"Our office would like to remind all Massachusetts residents that the Center for Disease Control Moratorium will expire June 30th, 2021.
While the CDC moratorium cannot stop a landlord from filing an eviction lawsuit, it can protect tenants from some types of evictions. It is also important to note that if a tenant is able to pay rent, they are encouraged to do so, as the CDC moratorium serves to protect those who have suffered enormous financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
To receive protection under the CDC moratorium, you must fill out and give the following declaration to your landlord: CDC COVID-19 Eviction Declaration.
We also wish to provide our own Eviction Help Request form. If you need assistance with handling an eviction or applying for rental assistance, please fill out this form:http://www.mass.gov/forms/eviction-help-request
You may also find resources at the COVID Eviction Legal Help Project.