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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 [...]

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 [...]

Toy Run Kicks Off Holiday Season

2019-12-23T15:41:30-05:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Santa leads the parade of motorcycles during the 20th Annual Chris Wetherbee Memorial Toy Run. At the beginning of November, more than 225 motorcycles made their way from Eagles Hall in Buzzards Bay to The Navigator, Portuguese American [...]

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 [...]

Institute Offers Strategies to Address Housing Crisis

2019-11-26T16:26:28-05:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Massachusetts Secretary of Housing & Economic Development Mike Kennealy gives an update on the efforts the state is making to boost housing production in the Commonwealth at our 3rd Annual Cape Housing Institute. Nearly 100 municipal officials, community [...]

Telethon for Hope Partners with Love Live Local

2019-12-04T15:09:35-05:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Amanda Converse (left) and Jen Villa, co-founders of Love Live Local. Housing Assistance is partnering with Love Live Local this December to energize its Telethon for Hope which will take place on Saturday, December 7, 5-8:30 PM, during [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Celebrating Road Race’s Top Fundraisers

2019-11-25T16:08:44-05:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Meredith Fry (left) and Robin Thayer were the top fundraisers for Housing Assistance's Falmouth Road Race team. When it comes to finishes, the competition to find out who would be the top fundraiser for Housing Assistance’s Falmouth Road [...]

Leased Housing Staffer Happy to Run for HAC

2019-11-25T16:17:52-05:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance's Caitlin Sullivan (upper right) ran this year's road race with colleagues Anne Van Cleck (clockwise from bottom), CEO Alisa Magnotta, David Quinn, and Jodi Keegan. This past August, Caitlin Sullivan ran the Falmouth Road Race to [...]

Editorial: Falmouth Road Race – Celebrating Community

2019-11-25T16:12:54-05:00September 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance CEO Alisa Magnotta (left) and Chief Development Officer Anne Van Vleck at this year's Falmouth Road Race. Running is not my thing. And as an extremely busy CEO and single parent, I have an excuse not [...]

Editorial: Now’s the time — Let’s take control of our future

2019-08-15T12:44:29-04:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over the past few years, I’ve seen a sea change in the way that people on Cape Cod are talking about our housing crisis, and taking action to address it. Across the region, even the stably housed now understand that [...]

Celebrating Success at Oysters & Champagne

2019-09-30T12:07:17-04:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Tara Wallace (middle) shared her story at Oysters & Champagne. She was one of four former clients who are now Housing Assistance Board members who attended they event. All four graduated from our Family Self-Sufficiency program managed by Jan [...]

Donor Spotlight: Cape Cod Five

2019-08-08T10:11:20-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Earlier this year, Cape Cod 5 Cents Savings Bank helped Housing Assistance kick off its 45th anniversary by matching $45,000 the agency had raised from three Community Investors – David & Melissa McGraw of the Donald C. McGraw Foundation; the [...]