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Patty Alonso Recipient of Ed O’Neil Award for Work with Homeless

2021-02-08T10:26:32-05:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Working with homeless individuals can be difficult work. There are many obstacles to getting them housed that must be overcome: lack of identification and references; difficulty staying in contact and completing paperwork; and sometimes physical and mental health issues. [...]

Donor Spotlight: Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS

2021-02-05T14:37:04-05:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In December 2014, Housing Assistance launched its Welcome Home Gift Basket Program which provides essential home goods to our clients who are making the transition from shelter to permanent housing. That year, the Cape Cod & Islands Association of [...]

120 New Affordable Rental Units in Development

2021-02-04T16:43:37-05:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Since its inception in 1974, Housing Assistance has developed over 550 units of affordable housing on Cape Cod and the Islands. In the next few years, that number will increase significantly as our agency works to construct three separate [...]

Family Continues Tradition of Purchasing Books for Children in Shelter

2021-02-05T17:54:40-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Children’s education was important to Susan Royer. She embraced this cause as the Vice President and Executive Director of Education and Research at Sesame Workshop. She also was passionate about supporting society’s most vulnerable. As an elder at the Presbyterian [...]

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 [...]

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