News updates: what’s happening with homelessness in Western Massachusetts
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Homelessness reaches a 5-year high in Western Massachusetts
Springfield Republican/MassLive—Over 3,505 people within the four counties of Western Massachusetts are experiencing homelessness according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development — the highest […]
Study: homelessness in Western Massachusetts reaches five-year high
Western Mass News—The number of western Massachusetts residents experiencing homelessness has reached a five year high and on Friday, local leaders gathered to discuss the growing problem.
Local leaders join community members to combat homelessness in western Massachusetts
WWLP Channel 22—Local leaders and community members gathered at Holyoke Community College on Friday as part of a call to action to respond to the homelessness crisis in western Massachusetts.
Winter Walk to End Homelessness Draws 400
Daily Hampshire Gazette—Over 400 people walked on Sunday to end homelessness in western Massachusetts as part of the inaugural Winter Walk for Homelessness.