Grants for renters and landlords.
The Baker Administration plans to add $171 million behind a renter relief program. It will allocate $100 million for supporting the Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) program, a rental relief program for both renters and landlords who have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
The maximum benefit allowed through RAFT is $10,000.
The HomeBASE emergency shelter transition program gets another $48.7 million to help the homeless with permanent housing.