f you wish to move to Massachusetts with your Section 8/Leased Housing voucher from another state, you must request that your current housing authority send your voucher and portability package to the following BHA email address:
Please have your current housing authority email the package to the attention of the Portability Department.
The portability package should include copies of immigration status and verification if applicable, Social Security cards and birth certificates for all your family members as well as Form 52665 (portability form) and Form 50058 (family report form).
Once Boston Housing Authority (BHA) receives your portability package, you must schedule an appointment. You can request an appointment by email, by fax to (617) 988-4250 or call (617) 988-4409. Be sure to include your contact information. You are required to bring updated income information and evidence of eligible immigration status to this appointment.