Learning Sessions: Permanent Supportive Housing Development – starts Feb. 7!

The Supportive Housing Pipeline Coalition is thrilled to offer a suite of comprehensive, practical learning opportunities that will equip your organization for success in developing and operating supportive housing! The opportunities […]

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Published in Resources on January 31, 2024.

TIME TO SHOW UP for Rent Control and TOPA: Tuesday, November 14

The Joint Housing Committee is holding a hearing next Tuesday, Nov. 14 on two of our priority bills: the local option to enact rent control (S.1299 /H.2103 ) and the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase […]

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Published in News on November 10, 2023.

Western Mass News “Getting Answers” with Dave Madsen (Sunday morning talk show)

This week, we’re getting answers from Pamela Schwartz, the director of the Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness.

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Published in Media/Press Coverage on May 28, 2023.

Funds for Turning Motels into Homeless Shelters at Risk

In many communities, motels became homeless shelters during the pandemic. Now, cities are trying to continue that success.

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Published in Media/Press Coverage on May 25, 2023.

Homelessness in western Massachusetts at a 5-year high, new data reveals

WAMC Northeast Public Radio—The number of people experiencing homelessness in western Massachusetts has reached a 5-year high as housing costs continue to rise and pandemic-era tenant protections have ended.

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Published in Media/Press Coverage on May 15, 2023.

Western Massachusetts housing advocates measure challenges at gathering

Greenfield Recorder—Twice facing the trauma of eviction and once making a vehicle home for herself and her four children, as well as living inside a mold-filled apartment, Shaundell Diaz of […]

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Published in Media/Press Coverage on May 15, 2023.

New data: Homelessness in western Massachusetts reaches five-year high

New England Public Radio—The Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness released a report saying more than 3,300 people did not have housing as of January 2023.

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Published in Media/Press Coverage on May 12, 2023.

Housing advocates measure challenges at gathering

Daily Hampshire Gazette—Twice facing the trauma of eviction and once making a vehicle home for herself and her four children, as well as living inside a mold-filled apartment, Shaundell Diaz […]

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Published in Media/Press Coverage on May 12, 2023.

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