Community Holiday Donations Deliver Joy

Dozens of sleeping bags and hundreds of gift bags and gift cards were among the many donations that came into the Housing Assistance office in Hyannis to give comfort and cheer to some of our neediest neighbors during the holiday [...]

Coalition Charts New Paths to Ease Housing Crisis

With Cape Cod experiencing an unprecedented crisis in housing, local leaders are looking for new approaches to address the problem. That’s why Housing Assistance created a new partnership with Cape Cod and Islands Association of REALTORS®, the Cape Cod Chamber [...]

Is a Tax-Efficient Gift Right for You?

Are you looking for other ways to support Housing Assistance Corporation beyond writing a check or using a credit card? We asked three Housing Assistance supporters to tell why they chose three tax-efficient ways to give. Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) [...]

Big Fix Makes a Difference One Person at a Time

Six homeowners in five towns had their homes and lives transformed when Big Fix volunteers performed repairs and landscaping projects. This year's Big Fixes took place between June and October in Falmouth, Pocasset, West Dennis, Centerville, Harwich and Hyannis. “We [...]

Two Generations of Assisting Crisis Victims

When Liz Belcher, information client services manager for Housing Assistance, was asked to help with the organization’s efforts to assist the Venezuelan migrants, it brought back a lot of memories for her family. Her mother, Allison Alewine, performed a similar [...]

Give HOPE This Giving Season!

Will you embrace the season of giving and help our many neighbors in need? Our 19th Annual Telethon for Hope starts on November 28, as we engage our supporters virtually throughout a 12 Day Give-A-Thon. Using our social media channels, [...]

Housing Assistance to Open New Office in Orleans

Friends and supporters of Housing Assistance are invited to attend a Home for the Holidays Open House at the new Housing Assistance office in Orleans. The event will take place from 3-6 p.m. Monday, December 12, at 78 Route 6A, [...]

Housing Assistance Helps Venezuelan Migrants

It made national news in September when 48 migrants, many of them Venezuelan, landed on Martha’s Vineyard in two charter planes sent by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. As the only local contractor designated by the state Department of Housing and [...]

‘Housing Is a Problem That Affects All of Us’

DONOR SPOTLIGHT: Shepley Wood Products Shepley Wood Products has supported Housing Assistance “probably longer than any of us can remember,” according to Tony Shepley, president of the company. “I view ‘civic rent’ as a social obligation that we should pay [...]

Housing: Together We Can Thrive

by Alisa Magnotta The adage “we are stronger together” couldn’t ring more true than when it comes to dealing with Cape Cod’s housing challenges. When we work together, we can accomplish more, faster. Toward that end, on November 3rd we’re officially [...]

THRIVE Program Assists Cape Workforce

Launched in 2022, Housing Assistance’s new THRIVE (Tools to Help Residents in a Vulnerable Economy) program provides essential housing support for those employed in the childcare industry or those working with people with developmental disabilities.  Every day, Housing Assistance receives [...]

Upcoming Housing Advocacy Trainings and Events

This fall, commit to taking one action to address the housing crisis! As a busy Cape Cod summer comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about the issues that face us year-round. We’re headed into Fall Town Meeting [...]

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