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Oysters, Champagne and Nearly $400,000 for Housing

Inspired by the story of a mother who went from homelessness to homeownership with the support of Housing Assistance, donors exceeded expectations at the 5th Annual Oysters & Champagne fundraiser. Close to $400,000 was raised to support Housing Assistance, a big [...]

Coming soon: Brewster Woods

Demand was high when Housing Assistance conducted a lottery for spaces at Brewster Woods, a new affordable apartment complex that’s expected to welcome residents in October. A total of 248 households applied for the 29 apartments. David Quinn, Director of Housing [...]

Back to the Streets for the Walk for Hope

Due to COVID, last year’s Walk for Hope was a virtual event, with people walking on their own at the time and place of their choosing. Therefore, this year’s in-person Walk for Hope was a chance to celebrate togetherness. Walks took [...]

Innovative THRIVE Program Will Assist Cape Workforce

Applications and more information are available at haconcapecod.org/thrive Launched in June at Cape & Island United Way’s Best Night, Housing Assistance’s new THRIVE program will provide essential housing support for those employed in the childcare industry or those working [...]

When There’s a Mismatch Between Perception and Reality

Editorial by by Alisa Magnotta   Facts matter. However, often we use our intuition or perception to form opinions and make decisions. There is a phenomenon called the graveyard spiral whereby distorted thinking overcomes a pilot and they slowly tilt the [...]

A Tribute to Board Chair Peter Muise

Housing Assistance mourns its board chair, Peter Muise. He passed away on July 6 after a long battle with cancer and post-transplant complications. His legacy will live on through his loving family and our work housing our community. Peter was deeply [...]

Danzl Excited for New Challenge as COO

In January, Cassi Danzl celebrated her 5-year anniversary at Housing Assistance by taking on a new challenge as the agency’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). It’s just the latest step in her career growth after joining the agency in 2017 as our [...]

89-Year-Old Struggles with Homelessness

When you meet Mary*, you’re struck by how cheerful, friendly, and outgoing she is. Her welcoming demeanor belies not only her age – she’ll turn 90 in June – but what she has been through the past year.  From last June [...]

HAC and APCC Create Cape Tailored Smart Growth Maps

Housing Assistance Corporation and the Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC) have announced the launch of Grow Smart Cape Cod – a land use mapping project that is the result of two years of intensive collaboration between the Cape’s leading environmental [...]

Register Now for the Walk for Hope

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 in [...]

Register for the Cape Housing Institute on March 1st

Town staff, board and committee members throughout the Cape as well as local advocates are invited to register for a free Housing Assistance workshop about revitalizing our village centers by encouraging more housing above retails shops and in underutilized commercial [...]

Orleans Project Latest Example of Community-Scale Housing Development

What’s needed to properly address the region’s housing crisis?  More affordable and attainable units for year-round Cape Codders.   Housing Assistance continues to tackle this issue through its housing development efforts which includes 30 affordable rentals currently being constructed at Brewster [...]

New FSS Counselor to Help Clients Become Homeowners

Empowering families and individuals to achieve self-sufficiency has been one of the hallmarks of Housing Assistance’s work. It is perhaps best epitomized in our Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program which provides one-on-one support to voucher holders, helping them not only set, but [...]

Community Steps Up to Deliver Holiday Cheer for Our Clients

Thanks to the generosity of over 25 separate groups, businesses, and individuals, Housing Assistance was able to provide gifts to 298 individual clients, including 144 children, this past holiday season.  “They were giving from their heart,” said Director of Community Engagement [...]

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