/Tag: affordable housing

New Homeowner Has Plenty to Smile About

2019-08-23T10:44:28-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The first thing you notice when you meet Daniel Coburn is the smile. At the end of June, that smile was on full display when Daniel became a first-time homeowner, purchasing an affordable house in Yarmouth. At the closing, Director [...]

45th Anniversary Celebrates the Past, Looks to the Future

2019-05-21T10:31:42-04:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cape & Islands Association of REALTORS® CEO Ryan Castle (from left), HAC CEO Alisa Magnotta Galazzi, HAC Board Member Peter Freeman, Association to Preserve Cape Cod Executive Director Andrew Gottlieb, and Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce Chief of Staff Chris [...]

Picture Perfect Falmouth Home

2019-03-11T15:07:38-04:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

This 2-bedroom, 1-bath ranch located at 338 Sam Turner Road in East Falmouth, is a homebuyer’s dream with recent renovations that include a finished lower level. It also has central air. Priced at $180,540, the home comes with an affordable [...]

Celebrating the Completion of High Meadow Townhomes

2019-03-11T15:09:01-04:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Melissa Harris and her two children, Isaiah and Arianna, help cut the ribbon to mark the completion of High Meadow Townhomes which HAC developed with POAH in Bourne. The Harris family are one of 44 families who will soon call [...]

Municipal Peer Groups Discuss Accessory Dwelling Units

2019-03-11T15:09:12-04:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Stefanie Coxe (third from right) discusses Accessory Dwelling Unit bylaws during the Mid-Cape Municipal Peer Group meeting this summer.  Modifying each town’s Accessory Dwelling Unit bylaw is not a panacea for Cape Cod’s housing issues, but it can help. [...]

HAC Helps Municipalities Address Housing

2019-03-11T15:10:05-04:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mashpee Selectman John Cotton (second from right) talks about the affordable housing projects being conducted in his town during the Upper Cape Affordable Housing Municipal Peer Group meeting.  Municipal officials from every town on Cape Cod have come together in [...]

Applications Available for High Meadows Townhomes in Bourne

2019-03-11T15:10:06-04:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

High Meadows Townhomes represents the third and final phase of a 117-unit affordable housing project in Bourne that includes Canal Bluffs and Clay Pond Cove.  Last year at this time, HAC and the Preservation Of Affordable Housing (POAH) took part [...]

From Homelessness to Hope to Housing

2019-03-11T15:10:43-04:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Moriya Smith with Labouré College President Maureen Smith at her graduation last May. Moriya is now studying for her bachelor’s degree.  Almost 20 years ago, when Moriya Smith was only a teenager, she became homeless, fending not only for herself, but her [...]

Donor Spotlight: Tony Shepley

2019-03-11T15:11:10-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In 1978, Tony Shepley opened the doors to his new company, Shepley Wood Products, in Hyannis. With little experience in business – he had moved to the Cape eight years earlier, making his living as a musician in a rock [...]

Cape Advocacy Training Inspires Public to Get Involved Locally

2019-03-11T15:11:25-04:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

HAC Board President Mark Forest (from left), Barnstable Town Councilor Paula Schnepp, and Barnstable Housing Committee member Hilda Haye lead a Cape Housing Advocacy Training session last month.  Just how bad is the housing situation on Cape Cod and the [...]

Community Leaders, Clients Featured at Annual Telethon

2019-03-11T15:11:59-04:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Two Angel House clients, Samantha (second from right) and Jeana (right), had an opportunity to share their powerful, touching stories on-air at HAC’s Shelter Cape Cod Telethon. Since last January, 30-year-old Samantha has been at HAC’s Angel House where she [...]

Helping Cape Communities Address Affordable Housing

2019-03-11T15:13:28-04:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sandwich Housing Authority Executive Director Paula Schnepp (from left), Community Development Partnership Executive Director Jay Coburn talk to Matt Pitta from Cape Cod Broadcasting during a recent interview.  This month, HAC and Community Development Partnership (CDP) are embarking on a [...]

Editorial: Meaningful Impact of Canal Bluffs

2019-03-11T15:14:02-04:00August 31st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of the highlights for me last month at HAC was the groundbreaking at Canal Bluffs, which is the third phase of what will be 117 mixed-income housing units in the Town of Bourne.We have had a lot of cloudy [...]