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Housing Matters, August 2014: Need is where we start

Need. Need is what drives mission. Need is where we start and where our mission comes from. This is the why  part of the HCP mission equation. For us on the North Shore one of our core needs is the availability of housing that is safe and affordable to a range of incomes.  Frankly, we have a lot of...


Housing Matters – June 2014

A few weeks ago I was standing outside at Harborlight House in Beverly waiting to welcome some special visitors. It was a cool day with a light rain. I was waiting outside near a light pole on Monument Square, to make sure they did not get lost looking for this unique and caring home.  And in that moment, just as...


Housing Matters March, 2014

Children are pretty compelling people for letting us really see what kinds of things we should be thinking and caring about as a community. They are in some ways the moral canaries in our ethical coal mine. Mine are consistently getting my attention and driving me to be a better person. Some days I resist. Some days I am in...


Housing Matters in 2013

Welcome to the first entry to HOUSING MATTERS , our HCP blog. Let’s start 2014 off with a positive look back of the progress made toward securing affordable housing on the North Shore for families and seniors in need. It is thanks to our HCP community of sponsors, donors, and volunteers that make this happen. To all of you: Let’s...