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State Officials Look to HAC to Address Housing Crisis

2021-09-23T12:13:27-04:00September 18th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance’s David Quinn (from left), Shawna Moos, and CEO Alisa Magnotta with State Representative James Arciero, State Representative Kip Diggs, and Barnstable Town Councilor Nikolas Atsalis. With housing one of Massachusetts’ most critical issues, state officials visited [...]

Energy Audit Spurs Greater Solutions for Healthy Housing

2021-02-25T12:45:55-05:00March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mold – it’s a four-letter word that can stop our Energy Department in its tracks. When mold is identified during an energy audit, homeowners need to remediate the mold before we can move forward with weatherization measures that enhance [...]

Ruth Bechtold Retires After Decades-Long Career at Housing Assistance

2020-01-13T17:01:00-05:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ruth Bechtold, who spent nearly three decades at Housing Assistance, is retiring today. Since October, Ruth has been training David Fuller who is the agency's new Energy Department manager.  Nearly three decades ago, Ruth Bechtold walked into Housing [...]

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 [...]

Editorial: Celebrating 45 Years of Building Communities

2019-03-11T15:07:40-04:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We have an exciting year ahead of us as we celebrate our 45 years of service. Over the years Housing Assistance has saved lives through our homeless shelter work; changed lives through our education and foreclosure counseling efforts; stabilized lives [...]

HAC Energy Assessments in High Demand

2019-03-11T15:11:45-04:00February 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The HAC Energy team includes Jim Ames (from left), Suzanne Smith, Jo Ann Cournoyer and Ruth Bechtold. Typically on Cape Cod this is a slow time of year, but don’t tell that to HAC’s Energy Department which is busier than [...]

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