Why Housing Matters

Why Housing Matters

Working at minimum wage in MA ($12.00/hr) each week you have to work 91 HOURS to afford a modest one bedroom rental at Fair Market Rent.

In no state in the nation can a person working a full-time minimum wage job afford to rent a decent apartment.


HCP Quick Facts

What we do in the community and how we do it. Learn why Harborlight is seen as a housing leader on the the North Shore and beyond.

HCP supports housing for nearly



of HCP residents earn less than $35,000


First time home buyer opportunities

Housing Matters Blog: A Discussion of Affordable Housing

HCP policy positions, analysis, stories, thoughts and inspirations from us and influencers in the housing community and region.

Legislative coffee 2018

Resources and Alliances

No one can do this work alone. Here we share the information and connections to organizations, publications and more which help frame, influence and inform our housing mission and strategies....