The Cornerstone 2023 Winter Edition

MHSA has released the latest edition of The Cornerstone! Inside this edition: A Message from MHSA’s President & Executive Director, Joe Finn Member Retreat Meets In-person for the First Time Since 2019 MHSA Welcomes New Board Member Delphia Bizzell What Does MHSA Do? Expanding Permanent Supportive Housing Across Massachusetts MHSA Releases Report Detailing Impact of…

Are You Interested in Helping Your Community Understand Homelessness in Massachusetts?

Host a presentation by MHSA’s Speakers’ Bureau for your workplace, congregation, school or other community group! MHSA Speakers’ Bureau provides people who have experienced homelessness with the opportunity to tell their personal stories to audiences who might not otherwise have an understanding of homelessness. Presentations raise awareness of homelessness in Massachusetts, expand understanding about personal…

Siting Permanent Supportive Housing: Recommendations for Social, Economic, and Political Engagement

Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance releases, “Siting Permanent Supportive Housing: Recommendations for Social, Economic, and Political Engagement” Written and researched by Antonio Serna, Master in Public Policy Student, University of New Hampshire and Project Siting Intern at MHSA. Executive Summary Massachusetts is facing a housing crisis. High rental costs and low vacancy rates are making…

Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Welcomes New Board Member Delphia Bizzell

Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Welcomes New Board Member Delphia Bizzell Delphia Bizzell and her husband experienced homelessness for two years. They now have an apartment and enjoy the happiness, freedom and peace that brings. Delphia passionately advocates for people experiencing homelessness and is an active member of Boston’s Advisory Council on Ending Homelessness (BACHome…