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September 8, 2021: The Coalition is hiring for our next Community Organizer/Legislative Advocate! Please check out our job description and help us spread the word.
August 27, 2021: Join us in thanking Marwa and saying farewell to her, plus take action to support swift passage of the COVID-19 Housing Equity bill
August 5, 2021: Details on the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Housing August 12th hearing on House Bill 1434/Senate Bill 891, legislation to prevent evictions and foreclosures and promote housing equity during the ongoing pandemic and the upcoming recovery
August 3, 2021: Breaking news: The CDC has instituted a new eviction moratorium. Read for preliminary details plus updates on veto overrides and federal relief funds
July 30, 2021: Advocates, Baker admin. officials press for stimulus spending on housing, job training
July 22, 2021: Join us in asking your State Rep and Senator to swiftly override the Governor’s FY22 vetoes and reject amendments on homelessness and benefits programs: July 21st action alert and online action to sign and share
July 22, 2021: Join Homes for All Massachusetts and the Coalition in reaching out to State Legislators to push for swift passage of the COVID-19 Housing Equity bill (House Bill 1434/Senate Bill 891)
July 20, 2021: Livestream of the Legislature’s first hearing on how to invest new federal recovery funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
July 15, 2021: Information about advance Child Tax Credit payments for tax year 2021 from the IRS
July 14, 2021: The Legislature unanimously approved the FY22 Conference Committee budget, and the budget is now on the Governor’s desk
July 9, 2021: FY22 state budget chart, updated with details from the Conference Committee
June 29, 2021: Supreme Court rejects request to lift federal ban on evictions
June 25, 2021: The CDC has extended its nationwide COVID-19 eviction moratorium until July 31st: New York Times coverage and the text of the CDC order
June 9, 2021: Be part of Massachusetts Youth Count 2021!
June 3, 2021: Register to join the Massachusetts delegation for the National Alliance to End Homelessness’ virtual Capitol Hill Day 2021 on Wednesday, June 16th!
June 3, 2021: Joint Committee on Housing informational hearing on the Eviction Diversion Initiative
June 1, 2021: Weigh in with Senate Ways and Means in support of ongoing housing protections + read our update on homelessness and housing issues in the final FY22 Senate budget
May 25, 2021: Senate budget email action to Senators and link to watch today’s Senate budget debate
May 20, 2021: Advocates for homeless on alert as state of emergency winds down (State House News/WBUR)
May 19, 2021: Send an email to your State Senator urging them to cosponsor and support key FY22 budget amendments
May 17, 2021: “Mass. to ease mask mandate, lift all other COVID restrictions May 29; end state of emergency June 15”
May 11, 2021: Senate Committee on Ways and Means FY22 budget recommendations and the Coalition’s FY22 budget chart (work-in-progress)
May 1, 2021: ‘No one knew we were homeless’: New relief funds fuel efforts to find students lost during virtual school
April 30, 2021: 2021 Massachusetts Youth Count details
April 26, 2021: House FY22 budget debate video
April 22, 2021: Send an email to your State Representative urging them to cosponsor and support key FY22 budget amendments
April 14, 2021: House Ways and Means FY22 state budget recommendations on housing, homelessness, and cash assistance programs