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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 [...]

The Kindness Continues During COVID-19

2020-05-21T15:02:49-04:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Margaret Peters, Administrative Assistant at the Village at Cataumet Working at a homeless shelter means coming to work every day. It does not matter if it is raining, if there is a blizzard, a hurricane or even a [...]

Walk for Hope Wherever You Are

2020-05-19T10:55:18-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This year, we’re excited to announce our Walk for Hope is going virtual! This means you can walk wherever you are and take meaningful steps to connect our neighbors in need to safe, stable housing. Scheduled for Saturday, June [...]

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 [...]

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