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Yard Cleanup Offers Relief to Orleans Homeowner

2021-09-20T19:08:25-04:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Michael of Orleans with the crew from SVS Masonry and Housing Assistance Director of Housing Production and Maintenance Keith Trott and Housing Assistance CEO Alisa Magnotta. “What they’re doing is a godsend,” Michael said as a crew [...]

Roof Repair Represents Best of Humanity

2021-09-20T19:10:13-04:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

John Goff (from left), VP of Goff Brothers Construction Company, Housing Assistance Director of Housing Production and Maintenance Keith Trott, Housing Assistance CEO Alisa Magnotta, and Mark Mathison take a break from a project in which they helped [...]

Editorial: Rental Assistance Working AND More Housing Needed Now

2021-09-20T14:36:18-04:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Despite what you may read about other states unable to launch an emergency rental assistance effort, Massachusetts was one of the first to do so and we are leading the country in getting financial assistance to people impacted by [...]

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 [...]

State Officials Look to HAC to Address Housing Crisis

2021-09-23T12:13:27-04:00September 18th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance’s David Quinn (from left), Shawna Moos, and CEO Alisa Magnotta with State Representative James Arciero, State Representative Kip Diggs, and Barnstable Town Councilor Nikolas Atsalis. With housing one of Massachusetts’ most critical issues, state officials visited [...]

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 [...]

With Nearly $4.3 Million in Rental Assistance Awarded to Date, Housing Assistance Stands Ready to Support Households Facing Eviction

2021-09-21T13:10:13-04:00August 27th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With the U.S. Supreme Court reversing the CDC’s eviction moratorium yesterday, Cape Codders who are struggling to pay their rent are now at risk of losing their housing. “At a time when Covid cases are rising and our homes [...]

With Eviction Moratorium Extended Housing Assistance Urges Renters to Call for Financial Assistance

2021-08-19T11:15:50-04:00August 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has instituted a new eviction moratorium that replaces the one recently expired. This moratorium is targeted to counties that have substantial and high levels of COVID-19, which currently includes Barnstable, Dukes, [...]

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 [...]

Editorial: You Can Shape Our Future Through Housing

2021-06-28T15:02:14-04:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s been a very hard year, but it also has been an inspiring year for me as I look to how many in our community have shown up for our neighbors in need. A safe place to call home [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

HBRACC Raises Nearly $100,000 for Workforce Housing Relief Fund

2020-07-22T13:43:59-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance CEO Alisa Magnotta (from left) with HBRACC Executive Director Chris Flanagan and Housing Assistance Chief Development Officer Anne Van Vleck. Not long after Housing Assistance launched the Workforce Housing Relief Fund in April, the Home [...]

Editorial: Building Diversity and Resiliency

2020-08-06T16:16:38-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Alisa Magnotta Now more than ever, the direct link between housing and healthcare and our economy has been demonstrated. When the best strategy for dealing with COVID-19 is to stay home, we see how a safe place to [...]

Message from our CEO Alisa Magnotta: Housing Assistance Stands with Those Protesting Injustice and Works for Long-Term Change

2020-06-05T12:12:22-04:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

As an individual and an organizational leader, I stand with those protesting the death of George Floyd and so many other Black and Brown Americans unjustly and violently killed by people and a system that should be protecting all of [...]

Editorial: Responding to COVID-19

2020-05-14T11:16:35-04:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance's management team has been meeting weekly on Zoom. Each department in our agency has also been meeting virtually to connect, support one another, and ensure we can continue supporting our clients.  By Alisa Magnotta We [...]

Housing Assistance Requests Nearly Double in One Week

2020-04-02T18:23:33-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In the first week since Governor Charlie Baker ordered the shutdown on non-essential business, Housing Assistance Corporation has received a dramatic influx of calls and emails asking for urgent assistance. The agency has established the Workforce Housing Relief Fund [...]

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