In the News: Western MA Hotel-Based Shelter Success Featured

The National Public Radio Affiliate in Boston – WBUR – did a story last week on hotel-based shelter during the pandemic titled “Hotel-based homeless shelters changed lives in pandemic. Some […]

Published in News, Press Coverage on June 14, 2022.

Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness Honored by the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance

The Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness was thrilled to receive the Cornerstone Award from the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance (MHSA) for its commitment to ending homelessness. A group […]

Published in Network, News on May 5, 2022.

We got spotlighted for our MHSA honor!

Thank you to the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance (MHSA) for this “spotlight” that went out to thousands of MHSA supporters across the state, and above all for this honor. […]

Published in Network, News on April 22, 2022.

HUD Withdraws Proposed Rule, Reaffirms Its Commitment to Equal Access to Housing, Shelters, and Other Services Regardless of Gender Identity

Good news from our federal government: On Thursday, April 22, 2021, HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge announced that HUD is withdrawing the previous administration’s proposed rule that would have weakened […]

Published in News on April 23, 2021.

The Berkshire Eagle on Evictions

The Berkshire Eagle reported yesterday on “Hundreds of Actions Taken Related to State Evictions”, relying on both the Network and Community Legal Aid for comment. Thanks to journalist Danny Jin […]

Published in Media, News on February 3, 2021.

NEW Eviction Protections Become Law!

Good news: new eviction protections are now law. As you may recall, these provisions were initially passed by the Legislature as outside sections of the FY21 budget which the Governor […]

Published in Advocacy, Network, News on January 6, 2021.

Western MA Evictions and Homelessness in the Media

On Sunday, the New York Times published a front page article on evictions in Western MA, featuring the Hampden County Sheriff’s Office and Rose Webster-Smith, the coordinator at Springfield No […]

Published in News, Press Coverage on December 21, 2020.

COVID-19 Survey to Distribute WIDELY!

The MA Department of Public Health has just released a survey for EVERY Massachusetts resident over 14 years old (this means you, too!).  The survey is anonymous and the goal is to assess […]

Published in News on September 22, 2020.

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