News updates: what’s happening with 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.
Daily Hampshire Gazette—Over 400 people walked on Sunday to end homelessness in western Massachusetts as part of the inaugural Winter Walk for Homelessness.
WAMC Northeast Public Radio—An inaugural walk to raise money and awareness about homelessness is taking place Sunday morning in western Massachusetts.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
New York City’s Mayor Eric Adams just announced a new city policy to involuntarily remove people with mental illness from streets and subways. While policymakers and advocates respond, the New […]
The Greenfield Recorder reported last week on Clinical & Support Options’ leading a “$23M expansion of housing, homeless services in Greenfield.” As the article reported: The nonprofit was recently tapped […]