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More Projects Like Brewster Woods Needed to Address Housing Crisis

2021-09-23T12:12:08-04:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance CEO Alisa Magnotta (third from left) joined state and local officials in a groundbreaking for Brewster Woods in June. By this time next year, roughly 60 people will be settling into 30 new apartments that Housing [...]

A Staggering $270,000 Raised at Oysters & Champagne

2021-09-20T15:10:23-04:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A special thanks to this year's Oysters & Champagne Fundraising Ambassadors, Cape Cod Five CEO Dorothy Savarese (from left), Cape Air CEO Dan Wolf, and Shepley Wood Products President Tony Shepley. In the middle of July, nearly 200 [...]

Apply Now: Residences at Yarmouth Gardens

2021-09-01T12:17:35-04:00September 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Applications are now being accepted for 36 new affordable 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments being constructed at 497 Route 28 in West Yarmouth. Download a Pre-Application Now The Residences at Yarmouth Gardens offers modern luxuries at a price [...]

Changing Our Housing Future: One Person, One Meeting at a Time

2021-06-11T14:15:21-04:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Editorial by Alisa Magnotta We’ve all seen the news about skyrocketing housing prices in our region since the pandemic hit. That has made our longstanding housing crunch even more severe. We simply do not have enough housing at an affordable [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Walk for Hope Wherever You Are

2020-05-19T10:55:18-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year, we’re excited to announce our Walk for Hope is going virtual! This means you can walk wherever you are and take meaningful steps to connect our neighbors in need to safe, stable housing. Scheduled for Saturday, June [...]

Brewster Woods Receives $1.68 Million MassWorks Grant

2020-02-07T15:11:48-05:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In recent years, Housing Assistance and POAH (Preservation of Affordable Housing) have been developing Brewster Woods, a project that will bring 30 new affordable apartments for families in the Lower Cape community. In November, the project took a huge step [...]

Editorial: Home is the Foundation of the American Dream

2019-12-02T12:12:19-05:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  By Alisa Magnotta — We say it a lot at Housing Assistance: housing is the foundation of everything a person wants to be and achieve. Without a stable place to live, it is incredibly difficult for people to continue [...]

Pre-Applications Available for Lofts at 57

2019-10-18T17:36:41-04:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Barnstable Town Manager Mark Ells (from left), Housing Assistance CEO Alisa Magnotta, Housing Assistance Board Vice Chair Peter Freeman, Barnstable Town Councilor James Tinsley, Housing Assistance Director of Development & Planning David Quinn, and Housing Assistance Director of [...]

Recognizing Representative Whelan’s Commitment

2019-10-09T10:27:07-04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

State Representative Timothy Whelan with the plaque that will be placed at FORWARD at the Rock once it is finished next spring. When FORWARD at the Rock is completed next spring, a plaque will be hung in the [...]

FORWARD at the Rock – Housing for Adults with Autism

2019-10-04T11:13:24-04:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As the parents of two children on the autism spectrum, Kathy and John Ohman had a vision to build the type of housing not available to those with developmental disabilities when they become adults. In August, that vision took one [...]

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