Municipal Officials Discuss Ways to Improve Equity in Housing

2020-10-08T13:12:21-04:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat|Tags: , , , , |

Addressing systemic racism and economic exclusion in housing zoning and policy have been a focus of our agency since our inception, as it has been for all who support affordable housing and housing equity. Our communities did not become segregated [...]

Ready Renters Program Accepting Applications for Apartments in Barnstable Dennis, Falmouth, Orleans, and Yarmouth

2020-09-29T15:48:50-04:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Ready Renters Program is currently accepting applications on a rolling basis for 5 affordable apartments in Dennis, Falmouth, and Yarmouth through Friday November 20. The available units include: 2-Bedroom Affordable Apartment at 72 Swan River Road in West [...]

Workforce Housing Relief Fund

2020-08-19T14:20:45-04:00August 19th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|

Almost immediately after the pandemic hit, Housing Assistance established the Workforce Housing Relief Fund to provide urgent assistance with past due rent or mortgage payments or other housing-related expenses for current, year-round Cape Cod and Island residents who are [...]

State of Cape Cod Virtual Summit Will Focus on Housing, Unemployment, Real Estate and Business

2020-08-25T12:15:35-04:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Regional leaders in housing, employment, real estate, and business will come together to discuss the State of Cape Cod and the impacts the pandemic has had on all sectors of the local economy. Dubbed “Cape Cod in the Time [...]

50-Mile Challenge Launched to Support Housing Assistance

2020-08-06T15:06:58-04:00July 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

They may have playfully dubbed themselves Team Molasses, but Housing Assistance Projects Assistant Heather Ferris and her roommate Jackie Avery have committed themselves to running or walking a minimum of 50 miles, from July 1 through September 1. The [...]

Lofts at 57 Fills Need for Rental Housing

2020-07-31T10:58:30-04:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance's Keith Trott (from left), Alisa Magnotta, and David Quinn with Barnstable Housing Coordinator Arden Cadrin. For roughly two decades, a .7-acre lot on Ridgewood Avenue sat vacant in Hyannis. A concrete foundation littered with trash [...]

Navy Veteran Finds Stability at Lofts at 57

2020-07-31T11:06:09-04:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Over the past seven months, Anthony has struggled to find housing on Cape Cod. “It has been a nightmare,” he admitted. That’s why he was speechless when he was informed by Housing Assistance Project Coordinator Romy Maimon that he was [...]

HBRACC Raises Nearly $100,000 for Workforce Housing Relief Fund

2020-07-22T13:43:59-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance CEO Alisa Magnotta (from left) with HBRACC Executive Director Chris Flanagan and Housing Assistance Chief Development Officer Anne Van Vleck. Not long after Housing Assistance launched the Workforce Housing Relief Fund in April, the Home [...]

Editorial: Building Diversity and Resiliency

2020-08-06T16:16:38-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Alisa Magnotta Now more than ever, the direct link between housing and healthcare and our economy has been demonstrated. When the best strategy for dealing with COVID-19 is to stay home, we see how a safe place to [...]

Donor Spotlight: Mid-Cape Home Centers

2020-08-13T14:03:53-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Event Coordinator Deanna Bussiere (from left) with Mid-Cape Home Centers Marketing Director Crystal Pieschel and President Jack Stevenson. This year, Mid-Cape Home Centers is celebrating its 125th anniversary, serving professional builders and homeowners on Cape Cod. As part [...]

Prevention Program Provides Housing Stability During Pandemic

2020-07-21T09:55:17-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , |

When the pandemic hit Cape Cod, Chad knew he had to move. As an addiction treatment counselor, he was considered an essential employee, supporting patients at a local detox center. That caused concern for the more than 12 residents [...]

Financial Literacy Classes Go Virtual During Pandemic

2020-07-15T09:32:33-04:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In the middle of March before the quarantine was put into place, Housing Assistance started taking the necessary steps to ensure staff could successfully continue working remotely. That led to several departments shifting how they delivered services. For Director [...]

Affordable Housing Market Remains Strong During Pandemic

2020-07-13T09:44:55-04:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Record unemployment, a volatile stock market, and the specter of COVID-19 are all cause for uncertainty, but they have not slowed down Housing Assistance’s Cape Community Real Estate. Since the middle of March, Director of Real Estate Gael Kelleher [...]

Donors Double Their Impact

2020-07-21T10:16:44-04:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This year, several longtime donors have demonstrated their commitment to our mission by doubling their donation to Housing Assistance. They have done so because they understand how important safe, stable housing is to strong families, strong neighborhoods, and strong [...]

Message from our CEO Alisa Magnotta: Housing Assistance Stands with Those Protesting Injustice and Works for Long-Term Change

2020-06-05T12:12:22-04:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

As an individual and an organizational leader, I stand with those protesting the death of George Floyd and so many other Black and Brown Americans unjustly and violently killed by people and a system that should be protecting all of [...]

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