Habitat for Humanity and Historical Commission team up to preserve Swampscott House
The Swampscott Historical Commission and Habitat for Humanity are seeking to save the home at 35 Pitman Road from being demolished. (Spenser Hasak) ©Item Live January 16, 2023 - Item Live SWAMPSCOTT — The Historical Commission (HC), in partnership with Essex County...
Views from the Porch – January 2023 E-newsletter
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Meegan O’Neil interviewed on North Shore Journal
Our Executive Director Meegan O'Neil was a guest on BevCam's North Shore Journal, along with Harborlight Community Partner's Executive Director Andrew DeFranza. Please take a peek at the interview to hear about local affordable housing and our current projects.
Views from the Porch – October 2022 Enewsletter
Letter: Help get more affordable housing in Amesbury
September 16, 2022 - The Daily News To the editor: As the executive director of Essex County Habitat for Humanity, I’d like to ask for your help. Lack of affordable housing in Massachusetts is a very real concern. The cost of housing continues to skyrocket, and...
Views from the Porch – August 2022 Enewsletter
Will the cost of housing tank the Massachusetts economy?
August 1, 2022 - Boston Globe Sometimes, perfect jobs slip away. Which is what happened to Suzanne Scallion. Scallion had a job she loved, in a town she loved. But it wasn’t enough. She needed somewhere to live. In April, Scallion announced she would step down as...
ARPA money to be used for two affordable homes in Lawrence
July 27, 2022 - Eagle Tribune LAWRENCE — Two new affordable homes are being built in Lawrence using American Rescue Plan Act money. Local legislators announced Wednesday that $100,000 in ARPA funds would be used by Essex County Habitat for Humanity, which is building...