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Prevention Program Provides Housing Stability During Pandemic

2020-07-21T09:55:17-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , |

When the pandemic hit Cape Cod, Chad knew he had to move. As an addiction treatment counselor, he was considered an essential employee, supporting patients at a local detox center. That caused concern for the more than 12 residents [...]

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 [...]

COVID-19: Housing, Unemployment and Small Business Resources

2020-04-08T11:48:28-04:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our staff has compiled several links of helpful information related to housing, mortgage and rental assistance, and financial assistance being offered during this time. Should you have additional questions or need immediate support, please don't hesitate to contact us at [...]

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 [...]

Workforce Housing Relief Fund and More New Support

2020-07-08T14:19:24-04:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance has established the Workforce Housing Relief Fund to provide urgent and ongoing assistance with past due rent or mortgage payments or other housing-related expenses for current, year-round Cape Cod and Island residents who are losing income due [...]

16th Annual Cape Cod Christmas Cavalcade for the Homeless

2019-12-10T13:40:02-05:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

More than 20 of Cape Cod's most talented musicians and performers will come together for the 16th Annual Cape Cod Christmas Cavalcade for the Homeless on December 15, 2019.

Cape Cod Musicians Give Back at Cavalcade

2019-12-10T13:39:57-05:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic performs at the 2018 Cavalcade / Courtesy of Joe Navas Photography (www.joenavasphoto.com) More than 20 of the Cape’s most talented musicians and performers will come together once again to spread holiday cheer and [...]

Bringing Housing Services to Those Most in Need in Falmouth

2020-04-01T17:19:42-04:00November 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Since July 2017, Deborah McDonnell has helped stabilize housing for Falmouth residents at risk of homelessness. Since our inception in 1974, Housing Assistance has had a strong connection to Falmouth, serving individuals and families in need in that [...]

Walk for Hope Prevents Homelessness on Cape Cod

2019-09-30T11:53:35-04:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

An Angel House shelter client cuts the ribbon to start the Hyannis Walk for Hope. At the beginning of June, Housing Assistance brought its Walk for Hope to Hyannis and Falmouth. With nearly 60 participants, the two walks [...]

DYECH Celebrates Fundraising Milestone

2019-09-30T15:46:57-04:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

At its meeting last month, DYECH presented HAC's Cassi Danzl with an $8,000 check which pushed its fundraising total to $1.5 million since the group's inception. The money has been used to prevent families on Cape Cod from becoming [...]

Cassi Danzl Leads Family and Individual Services

2019-03-11T15:15:59-04:00March 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cassi Danzl joined HAC in January. She oversees the agency’s Family and Individual Services Department which includes housing search, homelessness prevention, HAC’s financial literacy workshops and homeless outreach efforts throughout Cape Cod.  One of the first things visitors to Cassi [...]

Prevent Homelessness on Cape Cod While Doing Your Holiday Shopping

2019-03-11T15:17:17-04:00November 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

The Dennis-Yarmouth Ecumenical Council for the Prevention of Homelessness (DYECH), which supports HAC’s Project Prevention, has gift cards available for purchase to over 100 stores, restaurants and movie theaters (from Amazon to Zappos). When you purchase gift cards through this [...]