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Angel House Celebrates 30 Years of Changing Lives

2021-06-11T14:54:58-04:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Opened in 1991, Angel House is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. At any one point in time, there are a maximum of 13 mothers at Angel House who are taking the steps they need to maintain [...]

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 [...]

New Playground Brings Joy to Children at Angel House

2021-01-04T14:46:03-05:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Children at Angel House received an early Christmas gift in the form of a new playground that was installed at the Hyannis shelter in November. “This playground is such a powerful statement of care and compassion for our community,” said [...]

Lofts at 57 Fills Need for Rental Housing

2020-07-31T10:58:30-04:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance's Keith Trott (from left), Alisa Magnotta, and David Quinn with Barnstable Housing Coordinator Arden Cadrin. For roughly two decades, a .7-acre lot on Ridgewood Avenue sat vacant in Hyannis. A concrete foundation littered with trash [...]

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 [...]

Stuff a Stocking at Starbucks

2019-12-13T15:21:14-05:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Starbucks on Route 132 in Hyannis, is joining Starbucks in Mashpee Commons to collect stockings for teens who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness on Cape Cod. Last year, we served 270 teens who were either homeless or [...]

Big Fix-A-Thon Helps 16 Homeowners

2019-12-27T11:16:51-05:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Homeowner Johanna Crosby (middle) poses with Big Fix-A-Thon volunteers Cheryl Codair and Heather Ferris. At the beginning of October, 340 volunteers came out on a sunny, seasonable day to make a big difference in the lives of 16 [...]

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 [...]

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