Defying the Odds Because of Housing

By Stacy Randell The home page of Harborlight Community Partner’s website begins with the heading Providing Homes and Community Support.  Imagine a world for a second where everyone has those two essential ingredients for success. The first sentence of the organization’s description is, Everyone deserves a home.  This small glimpse into the mission of Harborlight Community Partners demonstrates...


What is our responsibility to ensuring there is high quality affordable housing in our communities?

By Reverend Julie Flowers When Harborlight Community Partners approached me about writing a piece as a guest blogger for their site, I was honored. As a minister at First Baptist Church in Beverly, the church that helped to form HCP and to give the fledgling organization its start, I have long been a believer in and strong admirer of the...


A Sign of North Shore Housing Discrimination

We have had a lot going here at HCP lately. We are working every day to provide good, safe, and affordable housing all around the North Shore. This is housing for retired, fixed income seniors, people with disabilities, and working families. This is housing that, as a community, as a county, and as a state, we need more of and...