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Massachusetts Public and Subsidized Housing Tenants: Know Your Rights! Get a Rent Freeze When You Go to Work

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A guide to help MA public housing tenants with disabilities keep their rent stable when they get a job.

Massachusetts Employment and Disability Snapshot Report, 2000-2005

Research Report

The second in an annual series of snapshot reports on the employment of people with disabilities in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Employment and Disability Snapshot Report, 2000-2004 (Report 1)

Research Report

This is the first in an annual series of snapshot reports on the employment of people with disabilities in Massachusetts. It offers an overview of trends in employment of people with disabilities for people with disabilities, advocates, policymakers, researchers, and other interested parties.

CommonHealth

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The issue of the MassWorks newsletter discusses MassHealth CommonHealth and the options it offers working people with disabilities.

Rent Freeze Basics for Public and Subsidized Housing Tenants Who Go to Work: A Guide for Mass. Community Service Providers

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For some tenants, rent freeze incentive policies can minimize the impact that increased earnings will have on rent. Under a rent freeze, when an eligible tenant gets a job after a period of unemployment, the rent will stay flat-- that is, not go up-- for a period of time. This companion guide explains the policies and eligibility guidelines.

Creating Effective Business Partnerships: What Businesses Want Human Service Agencies to Know

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While the primary customer of employment services for people with disabilities is the job seeker, placement services can only succeed if they meet the needs of business. This issue of MassWorks examines the “demand side” of job development. With a list of resources.

Developing Community Partnerships to Reach Underserved Diverse Populations

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This issue of MassWorks highlights an innovative approach to enhancing services for individuals from diverse communities. Community partnerships can provide a unique opportunity to improve services for individuals from diverse racial, linguistic, and cultural backgrounds.

Massachusetts Launches the Disability Program Navigator Initiative

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This March ICI debuted a newsletter for Massachusetts disability, employment, and workforce professionals. It can be hard to find time to exchange resources and collaborate. MassWorks has information we hope will help you do your job. The first issue highlights the new disability program navigator initiative at Career Centers.

An Accessibility Guide to Community Technology Centers in Massachusetts

Resource Guide

The product of the study is this guide about the accessibility of community technology centers (CTCs) that participated in this survey. This guide includes general information about each center, and the facility, programmatic and technology accessibility and accommodations provided to assist people with disabilities.

ICI: promoting inclusion for people with disabilities