DHCD-Way Finders Towns Halls on Emergency Rental Assistance – 5/4 and 5/11

DHCD is partnering with Way Finders to host English and Spanish language virtual town halls on emergency rental assistance, free legal representation, and mediation services that are available to tenants and income eligible landlords that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Western Massachusetts. The goal with these events is to help get the word out and educate residents about the available resources.      IMPORTANT: even those who […]

Published in Training on May 3, 2021.

“Rent is Too Damn High” – National Panel 4/30/21

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Executive Council at Rutgers University is hosting a panel event regarding the housing & homelessness crisis in the United States: Rent is Too Damn High: A Housing & Homelessness CrisisFriday, April 303:00 to 4:30 PM EDT.Register here Panelists include: Barbara Poppe — Founder and Principal, Barbara Poppe and Associates; Former Executive […]

Published in Training on April 19, 2021.

New Emergency Rental Assistance Program: Training Info and Materials

The MA Department of Housing and Community Development provided a training for advocates on the new Federal Emergency Assistance Program (ERAP), which now includes this PowerPoint presentation and training video for your information. DHCD also offered these additional resources:   Please continue to visit the EDI Resource Portal for the most up-to-date information on the ERAP program, including training and […]

Published in Training on April 12, 2021.

DHCD Learning Session on new Federal Rental Assistance Program – April 7

Substantial new federal funding was recently integrated into DHCD’s rental assistance programs. To learn more, please join DHCD’s Q&A on the Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) on Wednesday, April 7, 3:30-4:45. Register here.  You can also find Frequently Asked Questions on ERAP here. 

Published in Training on March 26, 2021.

15th Annual Fair Housing and Civil Rights Conference – 4/13-4/15; Fair Housing Symposium -4/29

The Annual Fair Housing and Civil Rights Conference will take place virtually this year from Tuesday, April 13- Thursday, April 15. There are exciting keynote speakers and a series of workshops – you can see it all here: www.fhcrconference.com CHAPA’s announcement on its Fair Housing Symposium:Every April, we take time to honor Fair Housing Month […]

Published in Training on March 24, 2021.

Workshop Series on Solidarity Economy for Domestic and Sexual Violence Providers and more – begins 3/31

Please see this notice below and please distribute: The Rural Domestic and Sexual Violence Economic Security Taskforce is pleased to announce that registration is now open for a three part virtual training series entitled: Solidarity Economy & Pathways to a More Just and Sustainable World: A Three Part Virtual Workshop Series for Domestic and Sexual Violence Providers, […]

Published in Training on March 19, 2021.

Join MHSA’s Housing First Discussion on March 3, 2 pm with Dr. Sam Tsemberis

Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance (MHSA) is pleased to invite you to: A Virtual Discussion with Special Guest Dr. Sam TsemberisWednesday, March 3, 2021 at 2PM Eastern Ultimately, only one thing ends homelessness . . . housing! Join MHSA and our member agencies and supporters for a lively virtual discussion with Dr. Sam Tsemberis, CEO of the Pathways Housing […]

Published in Training on February 25, 2021.

HSF Training: Supporting Clients with Community Legal Aid – Nov. 18, 10 am

Offered by the Human Services Forum: Join Human Service Forum and Community Legal Aid, Inc. (CLA) for a new training for direct care supervisors and staff! Presenters from CLA will be sharing tools and resources that direct care providers can use to support their clients. Participants will be introduced to online tools they can use to identify available legal resources […]

Published in Training on November 3, 2020.

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