Get help relocating to Boston and her surrounding neighborhoods.
Street Occupancy and Moving PermitsPeople planning on moving to Boston need a Street Occupancy Permit in order to restrict a portion of the street for the length of time necessary to move items from a truck.
Boston: A City of Neighborhoods
New to the City? Become acquainted with Boston's neighborhoods where cultures from all over the world are cherished and celebrated. Although each neighborhood has its own personality and distinct appeal, all of the neighborhoods demonstrate Boston's changing face, as this historic capital has become a magnet for all of the world's citizens.
Helpful Moving Tips
The Consumer Affairs Division has the overall responsibility of consumer education with the goal of minimizing disputes between consumers and merchants. The Division encourages all potential residents to educate themselves in order to avoid potential conflicts down the road.
Residents can enter their property address (not mailing address) to get detailed information about a variety of community resources. Residents can even find out what day trash will be picked up or where to vote!
Resources for Landlords & TenantsThe Rental Housing Center was created to provide advice, information, and assistance to Boston landlords and tenants with rental housing issues. ISD's Housing Division oversees the inspection of rental units in Boston.
Changing your address has never been easier! Residents can call, click or visit a U.S. Postal Service location to fill out change of address forms.