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Housing Assistance services are available during regular business hours by phone at (508) 771-5400 and by emailing hac@haconcapecod.org.  We are open in Hyannis for limited face-to-face meetings from 9 am to 1 pm, Monday through Friday. We also are staffed in-person Monday mornings at the Lower Cape Outreach Council in Orleans.

Section 8, MRVP rental voucher holders:

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All other inquiries for assistance:

Complete Intake Application

Don’t be left out in the cold! To qualify for protection under the federal eviction moratorium, tenants must apply for all available financial assistance and complete a declaration notice. One single online application gives you access to several programs, including:

  • RAFT (Residential Assistance for Families in Transition)
  • ERMA (Emergency Rental and Mortgage Assistance)
  • Barnstable County HOME Rental Assistance Program
  • Our private homeless prevention programs and funding
  • Our new Workforce Housing Relief Fund
  • Plus, town funds are now available for Barnstable, Yarmouth, Brewster, and Chatham

Once you apply for assistance, we will help you complete the necessary declaration form.

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Telethon for Hope: Local Music Celebration

Thank you for making our  2020 Telethon for Hope: Local Music Celebration a success. Together, we have raised more than $50,000 to give our neighbors in need the gift of housing this holiday season! And there’s still time to give that gift – any amount makes a difference.

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Apply for Rent Assistance To Qualify for Eviction Protection

To qualify for the federal eviction moratorium, tenants must apply for all financial assistance programs and complete a declaration form. Even under the moratorium, tenants are responsible for all past-due rent. Apply for assistance today.

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Help Keep Cape Cod’s Homeless Safe this Winter

With the colder weather upon us, we are in need of people to purchase food and essential winter items, including gloves, hats, and sweatshirts, for individuals who are living on the streets and in the woods of Cape Cod.

For details, to sign up to help, or to make a monetary donation, please contact Heather Ferris at hferris@haconcapecod.org or 508-771-5400, ext. 232.

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Housing is the Foundation

Housing Assistance Corporation offers housing programs and services throughout Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. We operate four family homeless shelters; provide outreach services to people living on the streets and in the woods; offer financial assistance to prevent homelessness; build new housing; manage nearly 1,200 rental vouchers; and provide foreclosure and reverse mortgage counseling as well as financial literacy and housing advocacy workshops.
Our vision is a community in which everyone is stably housed so that they can live the life they want to live and contribute to a thriving year-round community.
Our mission is two-fold: to deliver housing and services that meet the needs of our local community and limit our impact on natural resources; and to engage in responsible economic development that generates jobs, stabilizes housing and strengthens the community.
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MAKE AN IMPACT TODAY

Lack of housing is a community problem, but that means we can solve it, as a community! You can donate to support our mission, learn to advocate for housing in your town, volunteer or sponsor our agency or specific events. Join us!

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What Our Clients Say

“Being at Angel House, I have gotten my hope back. Angel House helped save my life.”

Beth, Client

“The employees at HAC were unbelievable and made it possible for me to become a homeowner on Cape Cod. Now my family has comfort, security, and peace of mind.”

Michael, Client

“The Big Fix volunteers did the repairs that I can no longer do myself so I can continue to live in this home which holds so many special memories for me.”

Sheila, Client

SUCCESS STORY

New Home Gives Cataumet Client Hope for Future

“Everything I have now is because of Housing Assistance,” Vanessa said. “I don’t think I would be the same person I am now without them.”

After spending 18 months in shelter, Vanessa and her son were able to successfully transition into one of our apartments at High Meadow Townhomes which we completed in the fall of 2018. More than a year later, Vanessa has stability and hope for what the future will bring.

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