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Faith Pays Off for First-Time Homebuyer

2020-12-28T12:14:13-05:00December 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

  For over two years, Evette Brown had been on Housing Assistance’s Ready to Buy list, waiting for the right opportunity to realize her dreams of becoming a homeowner on the Cape. “What struck me about her is her faith,” [...]

New Playground Brings Joy to Children at Angel House

2021-01-04T14:46:03-05:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Children at Angel House received an early Christmas gift in the form of a new playground that was installed at the Hyannis shelter in November. “This playground is such a powerful statement of care and compassion for our community,” said [...]

Special Delivery of Toys

2020-12-28T11:36:01-05:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

COVID may have forced the cancellation of many events this year, but it couldn’t stop more than 40 motorcyclists from participating in the 21st Annual Chris Wetherbee Memorial Toy Run at the beginning of November. Over $2,000 worth of [...]

Telethon for Hope Will be a Local Music Celebration

2020-12-10T15:06:31-05:00December 10th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Prepare to dance and sing along with some of the Cape’s top entertainers during Housing Assistance’s 17th Annual Telethon for Hope on Tuesday, December 15, 6-8:30 pm. You can view next week's telethon on local cable access channels 98 [...]

FORWARD at the Rock a Community Effort

2020-12-09T18:18:31-05:00December 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

  When it comes to developing affordable housing, it’s a community effort. That was certainly the case with FORWARD at the Rock, a new development completed on Hokum Rock Road in Dennis. Featuring eight affordable apartments for adults on the [...]

Editorial: Extraordinary Achievements in Challenging Times

2020-12-09T17:19:35-05:00December 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

At Housing Assistance, we’ve always said that housing is the foundation for everything a person wants in their life. Before we can build toward our dreams, we need to have a safe place to call home. This year especially, the [...]

Gifts That Give Back Locally!

2020-12-28T12:47:55-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Amiplify People of Color www.amiplifypoccapecod.com In late May, Housing Assistance board member, local artist and activist Tara Vargas-Wallace fielded many requests from Cape Codders looking for a resource that would help them support local Black-owned businesses. Finding none, Tara [...]

Virtual Big Fix-A-Thon Recap

2020-12-28T13:07:19-05:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Even with the pandemic, Housing Assistance’s 11th Annual Big Fix-A-Thon was a success with volunteers helping raise nearly $20,000 for our Workforce Housing Relief Fund. Some even embraced the spirit of the annual event by donating their time to [...]

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

2020-11-04T11:36:25-05:00August 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 [...]

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