/Tag: Alisa Galazzi

Big Fix-a-Thon Coming to Barnstable

2019-07-12T14:09:56-05:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Big Fix-a-Thon will be coming to the villages of Centerville and Hyannis in Barnstable this October. Now in its tenth year, the event mobilizes nearly 300 volunteers to make small repairs to homes owned by seniors, veterans, and [...]

45th Anniversary Celebrates the Past, Looks to the Future

2019-05-21T10:31:42-05:00May 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 [...]

Housing Choice Bill Can Help Cape Cod Year-Rounders

2019-05-21T10:31:52-05:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Our CEO Alisa Magnotta Galazzi spoke at the State House hearing yesterday in favor of Governor Baker's Housing Choice Bill. It's an important step toward real improvements in access to affordable housing. Statement text: I’m Alisa Magnotta Galazzi, CEO of [...]

Housing Assistance Joins Future Cape Cod Coalition

2019-03-11T15:07:39-05:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

With Cape Cod towns set to receive an influx of revenue from the state’s recent adoption of the short-term rental tax, Housing Assistance Corporation has joined together with three other organizations to ensure resources are allocated to fund the region’s future [...]

Editorial: Celebrating 45 Years of Building Communities

2019-03-11T15:07:40-05:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We have an exciting year ahead of us as we celebrate our 45 years of service. Over the years Housing Assistance has saved lives through our homeless shelter work; changed lives through our education and foreclosure counseling efforts; stabilized lives [...]

Editorial: Help Preserve the Cape and Islands Communities We All Cherish

2019-03-11T15:08:20-05:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Living year-round on Cape Cod is not a place for the faint of heart or those who want to go fast. It’s a place where deep connections and a sense of community are sustained. It’s a place where awe-inspiring beauty [...]

Harwich Big Fix Helps Transform Lives

2019-10-04T11:46:25-05:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Barbara and Chris Mack join volunteers, which include staff from Cape Associates, who donated their time fixing up the Harwich couple's home. Outside Chris and Barbara Mack’s Harwich house, volunteers were busy painting the trim, landscaping the yard, [...]

Celebrating the Completion of High Meadow Townhomes

2019-03-11T15:09:01-05:00October 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 [...]

Editorial: On To Second Year for Cape Housing Institute and Cape Housing Advocacy

2019-03-11T15:09:43-05:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Attorney Peter Freeman speaks to participants about Chapter 40B during last year’s Cape Housing Institute.  It is long past time for bold new initiatives to help to increase our attainable housing stock on the Cape and Islands. “Attainable” housing means [...]

Editorial: Making an Impact Through Giving

2019-03-11T15:09:59-05:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Troop leaders Dawn Dinnan (left) and Jen Tolley (right) were joined by scouts Phoebe Pressman (from left), Madison Westover, Maddie Vlacich, Bari-Lynn Santos, Carly Dinnan and Cassandra Wells in delivering cookies. At Housing Assistance Corporation, we see generosity from people [...]

Editorial: Lofts at 57 a New Development Model for HAC

2019-03-11T15:11:45-05:00February 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

 A street elevation rendering of the Lofts at 57 from Ridgewood Avenue.  Funding for affordable housing has long depended on federal tax credits, a complicated, time-consuming and unreliable method. Using tax credits meant years of waiting “in line” for the [...]

Community Leaders, Clients Featured at Annual Telethon

2019-03-11T15:11:59-05:00January 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 [...]

Editorial: Housing Development Strategy

2019-03-11T15:12:23-05:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

One of my priorities when I came on board at Housing Assistance Corporation last January was to review the agency’s real estate holdings and evaluate their financial viability. This evaluation, coupled with a needs assessment, will lay the foundation for [...]