News Service Category: Housing

ABCD THANKS ASSISTANT SPREAKER KATHERINE CLARK, MASSACHUSETTS DELEGATION, FOR PASSAGE OF CSBG MODERNIZATION ACT

Vote marks critical step to strengthening low-income families and communitiest On Friday, May 13, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5129, the Community Services Block Grant Modernization Act of 2021-2022 on a 246-169 vote. The bill reauthorizes the Community Services Block Grant program through FY2031 and makes important changes concerning administration and leadership. performance measurement, and minimum and maximum…

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Liberty Mutual Insurance announces 19 East Boston community grants

East Boston APAC’s parent agency, Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD), has received a grant from Liberty Mutual Insurance to address youth homelessness in Eastie and across Boston ABCD will be part of a $5 million effort by Liberty to support organizations in greater Boston working to reduce and end youth homelessness. ABCD was one of 19 organizations to receive…

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Mobile outreach van, team serving the homeless suspended until further notice

The Action for Boston Community Development Mobile Homeless Outreach Team (MHOT), a program serving homeless people in Greater Boston’s Mystic Valley region , has  temporarily suspended its services as the program looks for donations to keep the van running. Spare Change News highlighted the program in March when it lost  funding from the federal government due to low marks on a grading…

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<a href="http://malden.wickedlocal.com/news/20180306/abcds-mobile-homeless-outreach-team-funding-temporarily-extended"target="_blank">ABCD’s Mobile Homeless Outreach Team funding temporarily extended</a>


<a href="https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/north/2018/03/02/funding-for-homeless-outreach-running-empty/UPq5W1bZKha2v38a65eCDL/story.html"target="_blank">Funding for homeless outreach is running on empty</a>


ABCD’S MOBILE HOMELESS OUTREACH TEAM FUNDING EXTENDED – BUT ONLY THROUGH APRIL

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 01, 2018 Contact: Colneth Smiley Jr.  O: 617.348.6224    C: 617.872.9435   The organization is working with city, state & federal officials to save the only mobile unit serving the homeless population in Malden, Medford and Everett   ABCD announced today that short-term financial support will keep its Mystic Valley Mobile Homeless Outreach Team (MHOT) operating…

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<a href="http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2018/02/mayor_martin_j_walsh_launches_plan_to_assist_homeless_youth/"target="_blank">Mayor Martin J. Walsh launches plan to assist homeless youth</a>


<a href="http://www.fox25boston.com/news/budget-cut-may-force-shut-down-of-local-homeless-outreach-team/699196406"target="_blank">Budget cut may force shut down of local homeless outreach team</a>


<a href="https://abcdinsightblog.wordpress.com/"target="_blank">ABCD Insight – February 2018</a>


<a href="http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_politics/2018/02/funding_crunch_at_abcd"target="_blank">Funding Crunch at ABCD – Threat to Homeless Aid</a>