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 [...]

Homeownership Gives Daughter Space to Care for Mother

Georgia McDonald and her mother Sylvia. The pair recently moved into a home in South Yarmouth that Georgia purchased with help from our real estate department. Before Georgia McDonald and her 72-year-old mother Sylvia moved into their 3-bedroom home in South Yarmouth, [...]

Local Donors Fuel Innovation, Attract State Support

Editorial by Alisa Magnotta Senators Susan Moran (D-Falmouth) and Julian Cyr (D-Truro) were instrumental in getting $1 million in ARPA funds allocated to our 107 Main Street development in Orleans. As we dive into a new year, I want to pause [...]

Affordable Homes for Sale in Lakeville

First-time homebuyers interested in becoming a homeowner are invited to submit an application for an affordable housing lottery for 6 affordable homes being built as part of The Residences at Nemasket River in Lakeville. Consisting of 3 bedrooms and 2.5 [...]

New Assistance for Homeowners to Build ADUs

Housing Assistance will soon be launching a technical assistance program for homeowners who want to build an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) on their property.  Small ADU rentals can generate significant rental income for a homeowner, and they are likely to be [...]

Take Steps Now to Become a Homeowner on Cape Cod

In the coming months, several new affordable homes being constructed in Falmouth will be available for purchase. “People should start looking to take our First-Time Homebuyers class, start saving money and not incurring any new debt, and increasing their credit score,” [...]

Donor Spotlight: Dr. Kumara Sidhartha

Dr. Kumara Sidhartha’s introduction to Housing Assistance occurred nearly eight years ago when he participated on a Telethon for Hope fundraising team with his colleagues. The spirit of the event struck him, coming at a perfect time of year and serving [...]

Outreach Team Assists Region’s Most Vulnerable

At any point in time, Housing Assistance’s Homeless Outreach team supports anywhere from 80 to 115 individuals who are living in their cars or on the streets and woods of Cape Cod.  Together, they’re working to not only keep them safe, [...]

Housing to Protect Cape Cod

Editorial by Alisa Magnotta Find out how you can get involved at our new website: HousingToProtectCapeCod.org While many people agree we need to create more housing diversity and affordability, when it comes to town reviews of specific projects, the process often stalls. [...]

12 Days of Giving Starts on Monday, November 29th

This year, Housing Assistance is kicking off its 18th Annual Telethon for Hope with the 12 Days of Giving campaign, providing multiple opportunities for people to help their neighbors with housing this holiday season. “Over the past year, our agency [...]

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