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Aug 15, 2017

MHSA member agency Boston Public Health Commission is seeking applicants for a Bureau Director. This is a primary leadership position responsible for the Homeless Services Bureau, which includes two adult emergency shelters and a wide...

Aug 15, 2017

On Sunday, August 13, 2017, the Boston Herald published an editorial with an important message: we should focus on investing in treatment services and housing for those who need it.

Aug 10, 2017

Boston Herald has published "Solutions, not blame," a Letter to the Editor written by MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn. He explains that the Long Island shelter closing is not to blame for the opioid crisis, and...


The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) is excited to welcome Meg Hoffman, MHSA's newest staff addition who will head our Development Team. Meg has nearly ten years of extensive experience in nonprofits and development, including her most recent role as an integral member of the major gifts team at Massachusetts General Hospital for the Department of Psychiatry.