New Intake Coordinators Offer Comfort in Anxious Times

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 to [...]

The Kindness Continues During COVID-19

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 pandemic. [...]

Walk for Hope Wherever You Are

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 27 [...]

Editorial: Responding to COVID-19

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 sent [...]

Housing Lotteries: Dennis and Yarmouth

Housing Assistance's Cape Community Real Estate Department is accepting applications for two affordable housing lotteries -- one in Dennis and another in Yarmouth. This is a great opportunity for you to realize your dream of becoming a homeowner on Cape [...]

COVID-19: Housing, Unemployment and Small Business Resources

Our staff has compiled several links of helpful information related to housing, mortgage and rental assistance, and financial assistance being offered during this time. Should you have additional questions or need immediate support, please don't hesitate to contact us at 508-771-5400 [...]

Housing Assistance Requests Nearly Double in One Week

In the first week since Governor Charlie Baker ordered the shutdown on non-essential business, Housing Assistance Corporation has received a dramatic influx of calls and emails asking for urgent assistance. The agency has established the Workforce Housing Relief Fund to [...]

Workforce Housing Relief Fund and More New Support

Housing Assistance has established the Workforce Housing Relief Fund to provide urgent and ongoing assistance with past due rent or mortgage payments or other housing-related expenses for current, year-round Cape Cod and Island residents who are losing income due to [...]

COVID-19 Update: Giving Hope to Our Neighbors in Need

With the current uncertainty surrounding us, we are reminded of one constant -- how important our homes are in keeping us safe, happy, and healthy. At Housing Assistance, we remain committed to ensuring our most vulnerable neighbors have access to the [...]

Send Happiness to Children in Shelter

Families in our four homeless shelters are reducing visitors and outside activities to limit possible exposure to coronavirus/COVID-19. You can help keep families happily engaged by sending a gift of new art supplies, games, and activities. Please ship donations (do not [...]

Items needed for Welcome Home Gift Basket Program

Housing Assistance is seeking basic household items that will be given to our shelter clients when they make the transition to permanent housing as part of our Welcome Home Gift Basket program. Since 2014, Housing Assistance has organized the program to [...]

Yarmouth Buydown Info Session Scheduled for March

Housing Assistance Corporation is collaborating with the Town of Yarmouth on a new buydown program to add affordable housing in the town. Eligible buyers will find a market rate home in Yarmouth, and then they can apply for a grant [...]

Housing Cape Cod’s Homeless Youth

In January, we celebrated one year of service to homeless youth and young adults between the ages of 14 and 24 on Cape Cod. Housing Assistance’s Youth Homeless Services Program is funded through a grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of [...]

Donor Spotlight: Rich Bryant

In 2011, when Rich Bryant was serving as president of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Cape Cod (HBRACC), he was asked to put together a group of skilled volunteers to assist with Housing Assistance’s Big Fix in Sandwich. [...]

Brewster Woods Receives $1.68 Million MassWorks Grant

In recent years, Housing Assistance and POAH (Preservation of Affordable Housing) have been developing Brewster Woods, a project that will bring 30 new affordable apartments for families in the Lower Cape community. In November, the project took a huge step forward [...]

Editorial: Christmas at Angel House

On January 1st we welcomed a new year and a new decade. I also celebrated my third anniversary here at Housing Assistance. The same excitement and admiration I felt my first days coming in as CEO have only grown in depth [...]

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