Help the Homeless Stay Safe This Winter

As we prepare for winter, Housing Assistance is seeking your help to provide items that will keep homeless individuals on Cape Cod safe over the next few months. We are partnering with several homeless outreach organizations to collect necessary items, from [...]

New Home Gives Cataumet Client Hope for Future

Vanessa and her son Aamal moved into their apartment in January. They are looking forward to celebrating their first Christmas in their new home next month. At the beginning of June 2017, Aamal was born. His name means [...]

Institute Offers Strategies to Address Housing Crisis

Massachusetts Secretary of Housing & Economic Development Mike Kennealy gives an update on the efforts the state is making to boost housing production in the Commonwealth at our 3rd Annual Cape Housing Institute. Nearly 100 municipal officials, community leaders, [...]

Telethon for Hope Partners with Love Live Local

Amanda Converse (left) and Jen Villa, co-founders of Love Live Local. Housing Assistance is partnering with Love Live Local this December to energize its Telethon for Hope which will take place on Saturday, December 7, 5-8:30 PM, during the [...]

One Bedroom Apartment (West Dennis)

One bedroom first floor unit available in West Dennis, Route 28 at The Plantation.  Includes heat, hot water and electricity.  Cute 300’ motel conversion has a STOVE, full size refrigerator, TWO closets and one parking spot. Walk to the Christmas Tree Shop, [...]

Big Fix-A-Thon Helps 16 Homeowners

Homeowner Johanna Crosby (middle) poses with Big Fix-A-Thon volunteers Cheryl Codair and Heather Ferris. At the beginning of October, 340 volunteers came out on a sunny, seasonable day to make a big difference in the lives of 16 homeowners [...]

Pre-Applications Available for Lofts at 57

Barnstable Town Manager Mark Ells (from left), Housing Assistance CEO Alisa Magnotta, Housing Assistance Board Vice Chair Peter Freeman, Barnstable Town Councilor James Tinsley, Housing Assistance Director of Development & Planning David Quinn, and Housing Assistance Director of Production [...]

Board Member Spotlight: Cathy Gibson

From Homelessness to Board Member and Community Advocate: Housing is the Foundation When you first walk into Cathy Gibson’s apartment in downtown Hyannis, a prominent sign that reads, “She believed she could, so she did,” greets visitors. It’s a fitting motto [...]

Big Fix-A-Thon to Make Big Impact

Since Housing Assistance’s Big Fix-A-Thon started in 2010, each year has taken on a slightly different personality. This month, more than 300 volunteers will tackle a range of small improvement projects at 16 homes in Hyannis and Centerville. Like previous [...]

Carriage House Gives Clients Tools to Succeed

Carriage House Case Manager Eileen McDonald (left) and Facility Director Mindy Caron. Six years ago, Eileen McDonald was hired as a case manager at Carriage House in North Falmouth, after serving as a volunteer. Coming from a 30-year career [...]

Planting Seeds of Hope

Lawrence holds one of the tomatoes he helped grow this summer. The garden has provided him with a sense of productivity.  Most mornings or evenings, you can find Andrew watering the garden behind his Hyannis house. It’s an idyllic [...]

Celebrating Road Race’s Top Fundraisers

Meredith Fry (left) and Robin Thayer were the top fundraisers for Housing Assistance's Falmouth Road Race team. When it comes to finishes, the competition to find out who would be the top fundraiser for Housing Assistance’s Falmouth Road Race [...]

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