/Tag: Housing Development

45th Anniversary Celebrates the Past, Looks to the Future

2019-05-21T10:31:42-04:00May 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 [...]

Celebrating the Completion of High Meadow Townhomes

2019-03-11T15:09:01-04:00October 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 [...]

Municipal Peer Groups Discuss Accessory Dwelling Units

2019-03-11T15:09:12-04:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Stefanie Coxe (third from right) discusses Accessory Dwelling Unit bylaws during the Mid-Cape Municipal Peer Group meeting this summer.  Modifying each town’s Accessory Dwelling Unit bylaw is not a panacea for Cape Cod’s housing issues, but it can help. [...]

Cape Housing Institute Begins in October

2019-03-11T15:09:29-04:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Jim Donaghue and Elizabeth Brown, both of Bourne, were among the 140 municipal officials to take part in last year’s Cape Housing Institute.  HAC and Community Development Partnership (CDP) will kick off the second year of the Cape Housing Institute [...]

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

2019-03-11T15:09:43-04:00August 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 [...]

Donor Spotlight: Tony Shepley

2019-03-11T15:11:10-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In 1978, Tony Shepley opened the doors to his new company, Shepley Wood Products, in Hyannis. With little experience in business – he had moved to the Cape eight years earlier, making his living as a musician in a rock [...]

Editorial: Lofts at 57 a New Development Model for HAC

2019-03-11T15:11:45-04:00February 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 [...]

Cape Housing Advocacy Training in February

2019-03-11T15:12:13-04:00January 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Community leaders take part in the Cape Housing Institute last fall. HAC and Community Development Partnership will be launching Advocacy Training next month for the general public.  Cape Cod residents will get an opportunity to learn how to speak up [...]

Editorial: Housing Development Strategy

2019-03-11T15:12:23-04:00December 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 [...]

Cape Housing Institute Graduates Over 100 Town Officials

2019-03-11T15:12:45-04:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

At the conclusion of the Cape Housing Institute, each participant received a Certificate of Completion. Tobin Wirt, a member of the Sandwich Housing Authority, and Charlotte Harris of the Falmouth Planning Board, proudly hold up theirs. In the midst of [...]

Cape Housing Institute: The Speakers

2019-03-11T15:12:54-04:00November 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Since the middle of last month, 140 elected and appointed officials, municipal employees, and members of town boards, committees, and commissions on Cape Cod have come together to learn about ways they can begin to address the affordable housing needs [...]

Sandy Horvitz Tapped to Lead HAC’s Development Efforts

2019-03-11T15:16:26-04:00February 17th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sandy Horvitz is overseeing HAC’s development efforts.  After more than 40 years’ worth of experience in the development of affordable housing across the country, Sandy Horvitz moved to South Dennis in 2012. He was set to retire, but that changed [...]