Gone But Not Forgotten, Remembering Joe Timilty

Gone But Not Forgotten: Remembering Joe Timilty

Pictured below: Joe Timilty listens patiently to Joe Finn. It was 2003. I had just assumed the leadership of the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance  (MHSA), an advocacy organization and funder of homeless programs. I was only on the job for two weeks when I received an eviction notice from a large non-profit housing provider, from whom we…

Pay for Success: A Cost-Effective Solution to Chronic Homelessness

Social Innovations Journal (SIJ) chronicles social innovations and enterprises addressing the nation’s most challenging issues surrounding social policy, leadership, human capital, and systems. In its inaugural Boston Edition, SIJ has published an article that provides an evaluation of the Commonwealth’s and MHSA’s first homeless social innovation Pay for Success (PFS) initiative. Co-authored by Singumbe Muyeba, PhD, Joe Finn and Tom Brigham of MHSA,…

“Worcester city manager to ramp up efforts to combat chronic homelessness”

Telegram & Gazette has recently published an article that discusses a meeting about chronic homelessness with Worcester City Manager Edward M. Augustus, Jr.; Dennis Culhane, a professor of social policy at the University of Pennsylvania; and Joe Finn, MHSA President & Executive Director. MHSA commends City Manager Augustus for his efforts to reduce chronic homelessness through Home…

MHSA Annual Meeting to Honor United Health Foundation, Commissioner Joan Mikula, and Jayms Battaglia

Advisory December 11, 2017 For more information, contact: Meg Hoffman, 617-367-6447 x18 mhoffman@mhsa.net MASSACHUSETTS HOUSING & SHELTER ALLIANCE ANNUAL MEETING TO HONOR UNITED HEALTH FOUNDATION, COMMISSIONER JOAN MIKULA, AND JAYMS BATTAGLIA BOSTON – The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) will honor United Health Foundation, Commissioner Joan Mikula of the Department of Mental Health, and Jayms…