Father Bill’s & MainSpring’s Innovative Approach to Addressing Homelessness

In INSITES this week, we hear from John Yazwinski, President & CEO of Father Bill’s & MainSpring (FBMS). He shares how what began as an emergency measure to save lives has shifted to an innovative strategy that can serve as a national model for how to address homelessness: converting an existing motel into permanent supportive housing. In December 2020, the CEDAC Board approved a $4.3 million acquisition loan to FBMS for the purchase of the Rodeway Inn in Brockton, which they will convert into 69 enhanced single room occupancy (SRO) units.  Read INSITES