ACT ASAP: Weigh in on New Governor’s First 100 Days

The Healey-Driscoll Housing Transition Team is urging us to utilize the incoming Administration’s COMMENT FORM to weigh in on our key priorities ASAP. Specifically, in partnership with our statewide coalitions […]

Published in Advocacy on December 15, 2022.

Mass Rental Vouchers for All: Report Released

This just released report, entitled ‘A Right to Rental Assistance in Massachusetts,’ from a partnership of housing groups finds that Massachusetts could provide affordable housing for 240,000 families by investing in […]

Published in Advocacy, Stats & Facts on December 15, 2022.

Action Alert: Tell Congress to Act Now to Increase Affordable Housing and Homelessness Programs

Let’s join our partners across the country in this quick action, thanks to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, to act before December 16 to avoid the risk of a […]

Published in Advocacy on December 7, 2022.

Cliff Effect Pilot Passes!

Excellent news to share! The Legislature’s recently passed economic development bill included the adoption of the Cliff Effect pilot legislation!  Springfield Works, the Food Bank of Western MA and the […]

Published in Advocacy on November 16, 2022.

Action: Sign to support national bill to end homelessness

Rep. Maxine Waters (CA) has introduced The Ending Homelessness Act of 2021-2022 (HR 4496). The act would: The Network has joined the national Bring America Home Now Coalition in urging […]

Published in Advocacy on November 15, 2022.

VICTORY!!! Question 1 and Question 4 WON!

What cause for celebration!! Question 1 – the Fair Share Amendment – WON! We have just created a permanently fairer tax system that will deliver billions of dollars in new […]

Published in Advocacy on November 9, 2022.

Housing Update: Wins and Losses in the Economic Development Bill

The long-awaited Economic Development bill passed the Legislature yesterday, and now awaits the Governor’s signature. Unfortunately, this version (unlike the previous iteration proposed in July) does NOT include the HOMES […]

Published in Advocacy on November 4, 2022.

Five Days ’til Election Day: Vote Yes on Questions 1 and 4

As November 8 approaches, we want to underscore the Western MA Network to End Homelessness’ endorsement of YES on Question 1 – the Fair Share Amendment – and YES on […]

Published in Advocacy on November 4, 2022.

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