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Sep 12, 2017
MHSA member agency Community Teamwork is seeking applicants for an Energy Services Administrator and a Housing Quality Inspector.
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Sep 08, 2017
Save the Date for MHSA member agency JRI's Annual Boston Based Open House on October 12, 2017!
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Aug 28, 2017
MHSA has released the Summer 2017 edition of The North Star! Read the newsletter online, and contact MHSA at 617-367-6447 if you would like to be added to our mailing list for future newsletters.
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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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Aug 15, 2017
MHSA member agency Boston Public Health Commission is seeking applicants for a Bureau Director. This is a primary leadership position responsible for the Homeless Services Bureau, which includes two adult emergency shelters and a wide range of programs that operate 24/7, 365 days per year.
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Aug 15, 2017
On Sunday, August 13, 2017, the Boston Herald published an editorial with an important message: we should focus on investing in treatment services and housing for those who need it.
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Aug 10, 2017
Boston Herald has published "Solutions, not blame," a Letter to the Editor written by MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn. He explains that the Long Island shelter closing is not to blame for the opioid crisis, and emphasizes the importance of increasing access to treatment and stable housing. Finn also commends City of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for his leadership in implementing housing solutions to homelessness.
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Jul 31, 2017
Open Minds has published "The Housing to Health Care Evolution," an Executive Briefing by Monica E. Oss. The article demonstrates how MHSA is integrating health care and housing through the Hospital to Housing (H to H) and Pay for Success (PFS) initiatives.
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Jul 28, 2017
The Salem News has published "Police: Homeless Calls Spike in Salem," an article by Dustin Luca. While the area has seen an increase in service calls about homeless individuals, the article highlights Peabody, which effectively uses the Housing First model to address homelessness. MHSA commends Peabody for its implementation of this model.
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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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