- Creating and preserving safe, decent, affordable housing for all residents of the Commonwealth with a particular emphasis on low-income, very-low income, and homeless households — through a strong commitment to preserving existing subsidized housing, and creating permanently affordable housing.
- Ending homelessness while supporting coordinated legal, medical, financial assistance to the homeless.
- Containing the impact of foreclosure. Foreclosures remain a crisis in Massachusetts, causing many families to lose their homes, increasing economic instability, and making neighborhoods less financially stable. The public good is served if renters are protected and lenders are encouraged/required to re-negotiate terms.