HUD

We went to Beacon Hill to help save our homes

Submitted by Jerry on Sun, 06/02/2013 - 20:51

Help save our homes

As bad as bullying is, being homeless is far worse. Much of the housing stock for subsidized housing in the nation, including here in the Bay State, is now vulnerable to conversion to private, market rate use, thus threatening to displace elderly and disabled persons, and low income families. Please help advocate to save our homes, tell Beacon Hill to act now.

A victory and a beginning: Stop Bullying Bill filed with Mass Legislature

Submitted by Jerry on Sun, 01/20/2013 - 16:15

bullied woman A victory and a beginning. The STOP BULLYING COMMITTEE has introduced a bill to stop bullying to the Massachusetts Legislature. SD01635 A bill to protect residents of subsidized housing developments from bullying; bullying prevention policies and plans; research and demonstration programs.

Stop bullying elders: mission statement

Submitted by Jerry on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 20:35

To create a virtual peer-to-peer support network to combat bullying of seniors

  • To provide meaningful peer support for seniors living with bullying in subsidized housing for the elderly and disabled. Including practical ways to empower seniors to protect themselves and to advocate for themselves: we will seek to provide support, information and education, and to share tested ideas.

Stop bullying elderly people in HUD-subsidized housing

Submitted by Jerry on Wed, 08/15/2012 - 02:00

A petition for legislation, administrative rules, and oversight to correct the abuse

Introduction

Elders living in subsidized residences frequently are subject to abuse, harassment, and bullying by other residents and/or by staff. Residents in these out-of-control buildings are constantly under siege from bullying, causing them to suffer from stress and related conditions such as depression, high-blood pressure, stroke, and possibly suicide, and have nowhere to turn for relief. This is a petition seeking legislative and administrative remedies. Please join and help make a difference.