Ribbon Cutting for A Place to Live

Congratulations to Worcester Housing Authority on opening A Place to Live. As a proud partner, we are so pleased to see this project built. Thanks to the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC), City of Worcester, Massachusetts, the Executive Office of Housing and Livable Communities, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and…

Comcast Newsmakers Interviews Joyce Tavon, MHSA CEO on the Homelessness Crisis

Many thanks to Jenny Johnson at Comcast Newsmakers for meeting with Joyce Tavon, CEO of Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) to discuss the homelessness crisis in the state, and the work MHSA is doing right now to find solutions. Watch the interview here:   Or visit this link: https://comcastnewsmakers.com/Videos/2023/6/21/What-This-Massachusetts-Statewide-Alliance-Is-Doing-To-Solve-Homelessness

Pamela Schwartz, MHSA Joyce Tavon and MHSA Joe Finn

MHSA Honors Innovators Working to End Homelessness

Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness Director, Pamela Schwartz with MHSA Senior Director of Policy & Programs, Joyce Tavon and MHSA President & Executive Director, Joe Finn.    On Monday, May 16, High Profile, New England Facilities Development News, featured MHSA’s Spring Event: Home for Good at Home Plate. The event honored Worcester City Manager…

Photo of homeless person on the city streets by @evstyle (Unsplash)

Never Again: When it Comes to Sheltering those Experiencing Homelessness, We Cannot Go Back to the Way Things Were

MHSA’s President & Executive Director Joe Finn shared his opinion on the necessary shift homeless services must take, in the latest article from Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative Social Impact Review: “The COVID-19 pandemic laid bare the failure of Massachusetts, as well as states across the country, to address the unique needs of people with…