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Register Now for the Walk for Hope

2022-03-01T18:23:56-05:00March 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Registration is now open for individuals and teams who want to fundraise for Housing Assistance Corporation’s 4th Annual Walk for Hope. Scheduled for Sunday, May 22 at 1 pm, the event will return to an in-person format with walks [...]

Embrace the Spirit of the Season by Fundraising for Housing Assistance Corporation’s 18th Annual Telethon for Hope

2021-11-08T09:48:33-05:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With the need for safe, stable housing greater than ever on Cape Cod and the Islands, Housing Assistance Corporation is seeking volunteers to fundraise for its 18th Annual Telethon for Hope this holiday season. Register Now! “The telethon [...]

Households Behind on Rent Urged to Apply for Assistance

2021-09-21T13:29:46-04:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At the end of August, the U.S. Supreme Court overthrew the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium, putting thousands across the state and millions across the country at risk of losing their homes. Cape Codders may also [...]

More Projects Like Brewster Woods Needed to Address Housing Crisis

2021-09-23T12:12:08-04:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance CEO Alisa Magnotta (third from left) joined state and local officials in a groundbreaking for Brewster Woods in June. By this time next year, roughly 60 people will be settling into 30 new apartments that Housing [...]

New Carriage House Director Has Passion for Helping People Get Out of Crisis

2021-09-20T19:15:58-04:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Prior to coming to Housing Assistance as a case manager at our Scattered Sites shelter in Hyannis last September, Gemma Rehm spent over six years as a mental health specialist at Cape Cod Hospital. The similarities between the two roles, [...]

Sign up for Housing Assistance’s 12th Annual Big Fix

2021-08-19T19:08:15-04:00August 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

John Goff (from left), VP of Goff Brothers Construction Company, Housing Assistance Director of Housing Production and Maintenance Keith Trott, Housing Assistance CEO Alisa Magnotta, and Mark Mathison take a break from a project in which they helped [...]

Vaccines Bring Hope to Family Shelters

2021-04-16T11:31:58-04:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Angel House Shelter Director Lin Rohr receives her first vaccination as part of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout in our family shelters. Dee VanLare had just finished an overnight shift at our Carriage House shelter at the end of [...]

Housing Assistance Keeps Single Mother Stably Housed

2021-04-16T13:48:02-04:00April 10th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

When the pandemic hit last year, the hair salon where Melissa* worked shut down for three months. When it finally reopened, “it was extremely slow because no one wanted to come in and get their hair done,” she said. [...]

Telethon for Hope Raises Over $55,000 for Housing Assistance

2021-10-22T10:59:06-04:00February 14th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mid-Cape Home Centers was the Telethon for Hope's top fundraising team, raising nearly $9,800 to support our work.  “We know that this year has been unlike any other and doesn’t look like anything we’ve been used to, that’s [...]

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 [...]

Special Delivery of Toys

2020-12-28T11:36:01-05:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

COVID may have forced the cancellation of many events this year, but it couldn’t stop more than 40 motorcyclists from participating in the 21st Annual Chris Wetherbee Memorial Toy Run at the beginning of November. Over $2,000 worth of [...]

Editorial: Extraordinary Achievements in Challenging Times

2020-12-09T17:19:35-05:00December 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

At Housing Assistance, we’ve always said that housing is the foundation for everything a person wants in their life. Before we can build toward our dreams, we need to have a safe place to call home. This year especially, the [...]

State of Cape Cod Virtual Summit Will Focus on Housing, Unemployment, Real Estate and Business

2020-08-25T12:15:35-04:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Regional leaders in housing, employment, real estate, and business will come together to discuss the State of Cape Cod and the impacts the pandemic has had on all sectors of the local economy. Dubbed “Cape Cod in the Time [...]

HBRACC Raises Nearly $100,000 for Workforce Housing Relief Fund

2020-07-22T13:43:59-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance CEO Alisa Magnotta (from left) with HBRACC Executive Director Chris Flanagan and Housing Assistance Chief Development Officer Anne Van Vleck. Not long after Housing Assistance launched the Workforce Housing Relief Fund in April, the Home [...]

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 [...]

Financial Literacy Classes Go Virtual During Pandemic

2020-07-15T09:32:33-04:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In the middle of March before the quarantine was put into place, Housing Assistance started taking the necessary steps to ensure staff could successfully continue working remotely. That led to several departments shifting how they delivered services. For Director [...]

Affordable Housing Market Remains Strong During Pandemic

2020-07-13T09:44:55-04:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Record unemployment, a volatile stock market, and the specter of COVID-19 are all cause for uncertainty, but they have not slowed down Housing Assistance’s Cape Community Real Estate. Since the middle of March, Director of Real Estate Gael Kelleher [...]

New Intake Coordinators Offer Comfort in Anxious Times

2020-06-02T17:14:11-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Cindy Burns and Jennifer Ross are often the first faces visitors to Housing Assistance see. While that has changed during the quarantine, as they have joined their colleagues in working from home, they have remained the initial gateway for clients [...]

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