New Beginnings

As we emerge from a difficult winter and embrace the start of spring, I am thinking about beginnings. In just the last few weeks, we worked with our partners to house the first tenants in the groundbreaking Pay for Success initiative – an initiative that is positioned to expand permanent supportive housing across Massachusetts. Through…

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Massachusetts Launches Pay for Success Initiative to Reduce Chronic Homelessness

Today Governor Deval Patrick announced the launch of the first-in-the-nation Pay for Success (PFS) initiative to reduce chronic individual homelessness. This innovative form of financing relies on up-front funds from private investors to expand permanent supportive housing in Massachusetts. If the program is successful, the private investors will be paid back with public dollars. MHSA…

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2014 MHSA Annual Meeting

On December 2, MHSA gathered in Boston with 80 member agency representatives, Board Members and community partners to celebrate the 2014 MHSA Annual Meeting. The event provided an opportunity for MHSA supporters to reflect on MHSA’s recent accomplishments and honor two individuals who have made important contributions to efforts to end homelessness in Massachusetts: State…

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