Articles of Interest

Feb 13, 2017
The Daily Item has published "Rules Are Changing at Lynn Shelter" by Thomas Grillo. The article highlights MHSA member agencies Lynn Shelter Association, The Haven Project and LifeBridge- organizations that are helping us lead the way out of homelessness in Massachusetts.
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Feb 01, 2017
NBC News has broadcast “New England Speaks on The Homeless Count,” the latest “This is New England” show hosted by Latoyia Edwards. The broadcast features Richard Ring, President of Family Aid Boston, and Tom Brigham, Director of Massachusetts Alliance for Supportive Housing (MASH) at MHSA. Tom responds to claims that the number of families and individuals experiencing homelessness are on the rise.
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Jan 25, 2017
Today, The Boston Globe published “State’s public colleges see rise in hunger, homelessness,” an article by Michael Levenson. The common denominator of all homelessness is a lack of available, affordable housing.
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Jan 20, 2017
Today, The Boston Globe published "Security guards at TD Garden can no longer eject homeless," an article by Evan Allen and Nicole Dungca. The article, which covers a TD Garden security guard assaulting a disabled homeless man, quotes MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn.
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Jan 18, 2017
United Way has published “Chronic Homelessness: A New Solution to an Old Problem,” a blog post by Jesse Marcus highlighting the Massachusetts Pay for Success (PFS) initiative focused on reducing chronic homelessness. Thank you to all who are making PFS a reality in Massachusetts, including United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, CSH, Santander Bank, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and Root Cause.
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Jan 18, 2017
Thank you to United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley for highlighting the Massachusetts Pay for Success (PFS) initiative to create permanent supportive housing for people experiencing chronic homelessness! Read the full blog post by Katie Ward on the Speak United blog.
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Jan 06, 2017
Spare Change News has published "Two Recognized for Their Work at Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance Annual Meeting," an article by Jordan Frias that highlights the 2016 MHSA Annual Meeting honorees: Secretary Marylou Sudders, Executive Office of Health and Human Services, and Timothy Driscoll of the South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC).
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Dec 09, 2016
The sixth part of The Boston Globe Spotlight Team’s series "The Desperate and the Dead" explores the intersection of mental illness and homelessness. The article quotes MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn on the significance of low-threshold housing, a cost-effective response that provides stability to individuals who have experienced chronic homelessness.
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Nov 18, 2016
Today, The Boston Globe published "South Boston event offers housing, hope to homeless," an article on a recent housing surge planned in conjunction with City of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's goal of ending chronic homelessness by 2018. MHSA staff members were thrilled to participate in the surge, which targeted providing housing and support services for individuals over the age of 50 experiencing chronic homelessness.
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Nov 07, 2016
The Portland Press Herald has published "White House visit by Portland addiction collaborative could pave the way to opioid funding," an article by Joe Lawlor about the Greater Portland Addiction Collaborative’s participation in a recent White House panel discussion considering models to address the opioid epidemic. The article, which includes a description of the Massachusetts Pay for Success initiative being implemented by the Massachusetts Alliance for Supportive Housing (MASH) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, quotes MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn.
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