New Federal Strategic Plan to Reduce and End Homelessness Released

The US Interagency Council on Homelessness released its new strategic plan  All In: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, which will guide the federal response to homelessness. […]

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Published in News on December 21, 2022.

New Federal Point in Time Count Data: Unsheltered and chronic homelessness up; family, youth, veteran homelessness down

Thanks to the National Alliance to End Homelessness for this summary: This week, HUD released the first full Point-in-Time Count results since 2020. While homelessness overall essentially remained at the […]

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Published in News on December 21, 2022.

Congress’ Proposed Budget Increases Funding for Homelessness

From the National Alliance to End Homelessness: As Congress has released its final spending bill, there are notable spending increases for housing and homelessness that will have a definite impact […]

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Published in News on December 21, 2022.

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 […]

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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 […]

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

Berkshire Housing Crisis In the News

Check out this in-depth article on the Berkshire County housing crisis. From zoning laws to NIMBY to short-term rentals to the barriers to developing affordable housing, this reporter’s examination of […]

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Published in Media/Press Coverage on December 15, 2022.

Cliff Effect Pilot Win Celebrated in the News!

Check out these great reports from MassLive and the Daily Hampshire Gazette on the gathering in Springfield yesterday to celebrate the passage of the Cliff Effect Pilot Program. Big thanks […]

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Published in Media/Press Coverage on December 8, 2022.

New Shelter and Housing Support Possibilities for Northampton and Amherst

We had two big announcements this past week that will impact our region’s work to prevent and end homelessness: The City of Northampton announced its option to purchase the First […]

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Published in Media/Press Coverage on December 8, 2022.

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