Senate Action on the Affordable Homes Act Starts Now!

First, a recap: Last Wednesday, June 5, The MA House of Representatives passed its redraft of Governor Healey’s Affordable Homes Act. It contains good news and bad news. Good news: a version of  The Tenant […]

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Published in Advocacy on June 13, 2024.

Many Topics, Many Trainings!

Thanks to our Hampden and Three County Continuums of Care and partners for bringing these trainings to the region:   Tuesday, June 11, 3-4 pm: Reimagining Interim Housing project webinar focused on Transforming Approaches to Sheltering People […]

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Published in Continuum of Care on June 5, 2024.

April and May 2024 Committee Meeting Minutes

Family Services Committee Minutes – 4/9/24Individual Services Committee Minutes – 4/23/24 Western MA Task Force for Housing First Minutes – 4/29/24 Career Services Committee Minutes – 5/2/24Family Services Committee Minutes […]

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Published in Meeting Minutes on June 5, 2024.

Contact Your State Rep TODAY for a Better Housing Bill!

Today is a crucial day for crucial action.   The House will debate its version of the Affordable Homes Act starting tomorrow, June 5, and TODAY is the day to urge your […]

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Published in Advocacy on June 4, 2024.

The Network’s 2024 Annual Gathering – Get the Data and the Energy Here!

On Friday, May 31, over 150 Network partners gathered for our 8th Annual Gathering at Holyoke Community College. Every level of government and community across our four western counties came together in […]

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Published in Advocacy, Network on June 3, 2024.

Our Legislators, Our Housing Secretary, ALL OF US SAY: EMAIL HOUSE LEADERS NOW!

We just said good-bye to each other at our 8th Annual Network Gathering: over 150 of us in a room, Housing Secretary Ed Augustus, over a dozen western MA legislators, mayors, […]

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Published in Advocacy on May 31, 2024.

Positives for Housing, More to Do in Conference

Late last week, the MA Senate passed its FY25 budget totaling $57.9 billion.  Overall, housing and homelessness programs stayed intact with some funding increases in some areas. Thank you to our […]

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Published in Advocacy on May 29, 2024.

Housing First Training: June 12-13

The Springfield-Hampden County Continuum of Care is pleased to offer: Housing First TrainingJune 12 and 139 am – 4 pm each dayCarriage House at the Barney – in Forest Park200 […]

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Published in Training on May 22, 2024.

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