Thanks to the National Low Income Housing Coalition for this alert: Affordable housing investments in the “Build Back Better Act” may be deeply cut or even eliminated. Act NOW! President Biden and congressional leaders need to hear from you and from as many members of Congress as possible in support of essential and targeted housing investments currently […]
Calling all Network partners! We’ve got a very big day next week as the State Legislature’s Joint Committee on Housing convenes a virtual hearing on Tuesday, October 12 at 11 am on a number of Network priority bills. The Network’s Racial Equity Work Group urges your support of these bills as a crucial part of […]
IMPORTANT CORRECTION for Springfield-Hampden CoC Competition: Please note that there is an error in the deadline for proposals. The deadline is Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 at 4 p.m. To see Hampden County Q&A notes from their Bidders’ Conference go here. To see Three County CoC notes on the Q&A from their Bidders’ Conference go here.
The Network is proud to announce the publication of a new book, Pretreatment in Action: Interactive Exploration from Homelessness to Housing Stabilization, by one of our Network partners, Jay Levy, Western MA regional manager for Eliot CHS-Homeless Services. This new resource provides a framework for navigating therapeutic relationships with people experiencing unsheltered homelessness. The book […]
Please take note! This funding through the MA Department of Public Health offers the exciting opportunity to provide low-threshold permanent housing for unaccompanied adults experiencing homelessness along with support services to help them maintain their housing. This is a rolling procurement (no deadline until money allocated) with an estimated total value of $10.5 million. Please […]
While this is a partial repost, I wanted to get BOTH trainings in one spot so here they are now: The Hampden County and Three County Continuums of Care invite you to two trainings offered during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. How to Help DV Survivors in Your Homeless/Housing Programs Wednesday, October 6, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. […]
The next state legislative hearing on the allocation of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding is taking place on: Friday, October 111 amOnline link here: https://malegislature.gov/Events/Hearings/Joint/Calendar/10-01-2021 The focus will be on education, social equity, safety net and families. While “housing” is not directly mentioned, certainly the issues of housing and homelessness directly bear on […]
The National Low Income Housing Coalition is calling us to action because the stakes are high RIGHT NOW to pass the “Build Back Better Act,” a $3.5 trillion comprehensive economic recovery package, which currently includes $90 billion for new rental assistance vouchers, $80 billion to preserve public housing and $37 billion in the national Housing […]