/Tag: Hyannis

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 [...]

Big Fix-A-Thon to Make Big Impact

2019-10-07T15:54:20-04:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Since Housing Assistance’s Big Fix-A-Thon started in 2010, each year has taken on a slightly different personality. This month, more than 300 volunteers will tackle a range of small improvement projects at 16 homes in Hyannis and Centerville. Like [...]

Big Fix-A-Thon Comes at Perfect Time for Centerville Couple

2019-10-01T10:20:29-04:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Juliet and Gerry Tierney of Centerville, are one of 16 homeowners who will benefit from our 10th Annual Big Fix-A-Thon on October 5. For much of his life, Gerry Tierney has been the one doing the helping. [...]

Energy Audit Allows Hyannis Senior to Age in Place

2019-09-24T18:10:24-04:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance Energy Auditor Joshua Trott. Michelle’s mom has lived in the same Hyannis house since 1976. Now at the age of 83, her needs are greater and having a safe, comfortable home where she can age in [...]

Fix, Fundraise, or Do Both!

2019-09-19T10:38:14-04:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

On Saturday, October 5, Housing Assistance’s 10th Annual Big Fix-A-Thon is coming to Hyannis and Centerville, and we need your help! Volunteers are needed to serve as Fixers, Fundraisers, or Fixers/Fundraisers during the fundraising day of service. Fixers will donate [...]

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 [...]

Big Fix-a-Thon Coming to Barnstable

2019-07-12T14:09:56-04:00May 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 [...]

A Recipe for Housing Success

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

In accepting his fourth straight Quahog Challenge trophy, Ron Winner (right) of The Shepley Stuffers took time to acknowledge the work HAC does to provide safe, affordable housing to those on Cape Cod and the Islands throughout the year.  Since [...]

New Case Manager Helps Tenants at Hyannis Development

2019-03-11T15:10:42-04:00April 18th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Jacqueline Smith, HAC's new case manager, works with clients at Village Green II in Hyannis. Tenants in a recently completed affordable housing development on Independence Drive in Barnstable are benefitting from the support of a new case manager at HAC. [...]

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 [...]

HAC’s Down Payment Program Helps Working Family

2019-03-11T15:12:29-04:00December 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Thanks to HAC’s support, Lashaunda Shepherd was able to spend the holidays with her husband and their two children in a new home. The Down Payment and Closing Cost Program that HAC administers for Barnstable County is one of the [...]