Massachusetts Alliance for Supportive Housing (MASH)

Massachusetts Alliance for Supportive Housing (MASH) is a collaboration between the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance, United Way of Massachusetts Bay (UWMB), and Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH). MASH, which was originally formed for the Pay for Success initiative, is dedicated to developing and expanding low-threshold permanent supportive housing (PSH) as a solution to homelessness in…

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Pay For Success

Pay for Success is the first social financing initiative in the nation to address chronic homelessness. Since launching in 2015, it has housed more than 1,000 people experiencing homelessness, surpassing its goal of housing 800 tenants over six years.