Our Executive Director, Tom Plihcik was featured in the Preservation of Affordable Housing’s (POAH) Spring newsletter where he wrote a guest article on New Lease’s work. Thank you to POAH for dedicating your time and resources to New Lease’s effort to combat family homelessness in Massachusetts. Click here to read the article!
“There are people out there with normal paychecks who are homeless because of the current housing market…It is crazy this can exist in Boston. It’s unacceptable in a city of such wealth.”- Larry Curtis from Winn Management Company
See New Lease featured in Units Magazine! Thank you to our Board Member Larry for participating in the article. (Click on Link, scroll to p. 39 for New Lease).
Check out our holiday greeting here: http://us3.campaign-archive1.com/?u=b37520ba3fd4b09ff532851e8&id=0bf6bd5181
The United States Interagency Council on Housing & Homelessness featured the efforts of New Lease on a blog post written by Beacon Communities’ Mary Corthell. The Blog highlights the importance of private and public sector partnership, as well as initial lessons learned by New Lease’s work. Check out the blog post here!
New Lease is honored to have received an award of 30 MRVP subsidies from the Dept. of Housing and Community Development. These subsidies will be project-based in our participating owners’ developments to further reduce homelessness in the Commonwealth. We look forward to partnering with Beacon Communities, Winn Companies, Preservation of Affordable Housing and Trinity Management to bring homes to additional homeless families.
Check out our Summer 2014 Newsletter, New Lease News here!
MacArthur Foundation published a policy research brief connecting affordable housing to stronger cognitive abilities in children. View the brief by clicking here.
In July, 2014 New Lease for Homeless Families reached a milestone of setting aside 50 homes for families and their children residing in homeless shelters or state-assisted motels in Massachusetts today! A big thank you and congratulations to all of our participating affordable housing owners and partners!