Scaling Housing Solutions for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness: Hotel/Motel Conversions

A Virtual Discussion with Special Guests Philip Mangano, Tod Lipka, Andy Meyers, Jason Elliott, and Tom Hernandez Thank you to all who joined us on April 29 for Scaling Housing Solutions for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness: Hotel/Motel Conversions. MHSA extends our special thanks to Philip Mangano, Tod Lipka, Andy Meyers, Jason Elliott, and Tom Hernandez for…

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The Cornerstone 2021: Winter Edition

MHSA has released the 2021 edition of The Cornerstone! Inside this edition: Message from Joe Finn, MHSA’s President & Executive Director: “Never Stop Trying” Governor’s FY22 Budget Recommendation Cuts Critical Resources for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness MHSA Welcomes New Board Officers and New Board Members MHSA Hosts 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting MHSA and BCBSMA Foundation Study…

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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…

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Housing: The Only Thing to Really End Homelessness

On March 3, 2021, MHSA hosted “Housing: The Only Thing to Really End Homelessness,” a virtual discussion with special guest Dr. Sam Tsemberis, CEO of the Pathways Housing First Institute. Featuring Dr. Tsemberis, MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn, and MHSA Senior Director of Policy & Programs Joyce Tavon, the discussion covered a range…

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Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine and Homeless Shelters by MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn

Released: January 21, 2021 Press Contact: Caitlin Golden cgolden@mhsa.net 617-367-6447 x28 Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine and Homeless Shelters Joe Finn, President & Executive Director Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) This week, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts began providing COVID-19 vaccinations to people staying in congregate homeless shelters and the frontline staff who serve them. This…

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2020 Annual Meeting

Thank you for joining us for the MHSA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, and congratulations again to all the nominees! For any post-event questions, please contact Meg Hoffman Calleja at mcalleja@mhsa.net Honoring Senator Brendan P. Crighton (D-Third Essex District) Chair, Joint Committee on Housing with the 2020 Canon Brian S. Kelley Public Servant Award Senator Crighton's…

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