Alerts

May 08, 2018
The public is invited to a hearing on May 15 to comment on a proposed project for the long-term lease of a portion of the land comprising the Lemuel L. Shattuck Hospital campus, located at 170 Morton Street in the City of Boston.
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Apr 10, 2018
The Commonwealth’s draft Olmstead Plan is available for public review and comment until Friday, April 13, 2018.
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Dec 01, 2017
MHSA is excited to participate in Ending Homelessness: What Successful Communities Do Differently, the second Community Meeting of A Faith that Does Justice (AFTDJ), which welcomes Rosanne Haggerty and Fr. J. Bryan Hehir. The event will take place on December 19 from 6:15-8:15p.m. at Cathedral Church of St. Paul, 138 Tremont Street, Boston.
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Nov 27, 2017
MHSA member agency Metro Housing|Boston is hosting a free Legal Clinic on Friday, December 1, 2017. This is intended for clients seeking help with civil legal issues.
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Oct 11, 2017
Those Who Can for Those In Need is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those with challenging life issue needs in the Boston and North Shore areas by informing and connecting them with those who provide important services for children, the elderly, low income, the homeless, and those who have lost a loved one. The organization is hosting a Paint Night and/or Dinner at Dockside Fundraiser.
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Sep 22, 2017
From now through October 6th, artist and humanitarian advocate Kitty Zen and ArtLifting will be donating 50% of the profits from “Where The Heart Is - Houston, TX" to the Salvation Army of Houston to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Special edition multiple color version prints are available online.
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Aug 22, 2017
A Bigger Vision Studio has launched a crowd-funding campaign for their new film "BEYOND THE BRIDGE: A Solution to Homelessness." They produced the impactful 2016 documentary "UNDER THE BRIDGE: The Criminalization of Homelessness," which focused on the eviction of a homeless encampment, or "tent city," in Indianapolis.
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Jul 26, 2017
Join residents, housing advocates and policymakers on Monday, July 31 to rally in support of federal investments in affordable homes and our communities as part of the national "Our Homes, Our Voices" week of action. Speakers will include Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Congresswoman Katherine Clark.
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Jun 20, 2017
The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) respectfully submits our testimony in favor of House Bill 695: “An Act providing a homeless bill of rights.” MHSA is dedicated to one mission – ending homelessness. While evidence-based housing and service models – including rapid re-housing and permanent supportive housing – have led to significant progress in addressing homelessness in communities across Massachusetts, the Commonwealth has not yet brought these models to the scale necessary to truly end homelessness.
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May 22, 2017
The Bureau of Substance Abuse Services of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has shared an important alert regarding carfentanil. Click here to view the alert.
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