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Events and Upcoming Marsch Regional Training Information:

In order to stay on our mailing list it's time to pay 2016 dues

SAVE THE DATE! Marsch Annual Meeting Wednesday Nov 2, 2016.
College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA

“That’s what we should talk about, diversity and
cultural candidness for a better all-inclusive housing communities!”

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross*, Worcester, MA
8:45 am – 9:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30 am – 3:00pm Program - lunch included
*College of the Holy Cross: Gate 7 off College St.: Hogan Campus Center is the 2nd building on the left; visitor parking is to the right
Please print the Registration form & mail with
your check or money order payable to MARSCH.
MARSCH, P.O. Box 70591, Worcester, MA 01607
Please check a registration designation:
Early Bird: $55/members $125/non-members ? Full Registration: $175 after
Early Bird registration by October 21, 2016; Full Registration from October 22, 2016; & deadline to register October 26, 2016.

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Regional Meetings
Updated 10-4-16

Central MA


Metro Boston

DATE: September 16, 2016

TIME: 12:00 – 2:00

PLACE: Clarendon Hill Towers
Management Office: 1372 Broadway – Parking Passes

Meeting will be held at:

1374 Broadway (Chatham Building- Basement Café/Community Room)
Somerville, MA

SPEAKER: Marylouise Gamache, MassOptions

TOPIC: ADRC, No Wrong Door System here in Massachusetts ,
the SHINE program, Options Counseling and Prescription Advantage.

SPEAKER: DaLonn Pearson, Emergency Preparedness Training Coordinator
Massachusetts Office on Disability

TOPIC: Emergency Preparedness Program for Residents

Please RSVP to dgreen@masshousing.com or 617.854.1080

North Shore Merrimack Valley Region:

Date/Time: Thursday October 20th @10am-12noon
Location: Cefalo Memorial Complex
245 West Wyoming Ave. Melrose, MA. 02176
Topic: Healthcare in Housing
Speakers: Diane Welch Summit Elder Care/Pace Program
Leo Grace Jr. Senior Whole Health
RSVP to: Claudia: cowumi@hallkeen.com
Kristen kspence@atlantictambone.com

12/15/2016 - Please check back for more details!

South Shore

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 20th at 1:30 pm
Location: TBD
Topics: Learn about Life Insurance for Educational Trusts
Resources for Families that are dealing with autism.
Speakers: Representatives from Mass Mutual
Jan Randall from Community Autism Resources
RSVP to: panderson@nhpfoundation.org

Western MA

Berkshire Region

Next meeting- October 24th@1:30pm.
333 North St.
Pittsfield, MA

Speaker – A surprise guest!

Please RSVP to Theresa at Tsmith@POAHcommunites.com if you can attend or would like more information.

Meetings are usually held every other month.

Hampshire Region

Date/Time: Thursday, October 27, 2016
12:45 -3:30pm
Location: Monastery Heights
110 Monastery Ave
W. Springfield, MA 01089
Speaker Karen A. Volpe, Assistant Vice President Peoples Bank– Fairview Branch
Karen will talk about a seminar that provides information specifically aimed towards seniors to make them aware of various scams and other forms of financial exploitation.
RSVP to: Carol Green amckinleyhousersc@oconnells.com or 413-594-1929 by Oct 20th

You Still Have Time to Join TAP!
If your housing development is not yet a 2016 TAP member, you can still make joining worthwhile. For more information on TAP membership, call Kay Olm Thomas at 617.854.1078 or visit www.masshousing.com/TAP

Ma Housing Training Information

Dear Colleagues,

MassHousing offers an excellent selection of half- and full-day TAP Management Training Courses tailored to a variety of housing and service professionals. (TAP, MassHousing's Tenant Assistance Program, supports management and residents in rental housing) Please share this information with others in your network. If you would post these TAP trainings on your website or in your newsletter, we'd greatly appreciate it. Course descriptions and registration information can be found in the attached files and also on our website at www.masshousing.com/TAPtraining.

Kay Olm Thomas
Community Services Analyst

One Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
TEL: 617-854-1078
FAX: 617-722-0612

TAP trainings are open to everyone with registration and payment of a modest fee. Special rates are offered to staff of housing authorities, and staff of TAP member sites have unlimited access to trainings without paying registration fees.

If your site is a TAP member, we can explore with you the possibility of scheduling a “closed” training at your site for a minimum of 15 attendees. You can discuss this with Carol St. Cyr at 617.854.1090. Also, your suggestions on topics, course content and diversity of TAP trainers are welcome, so please contact me at 617.854.1084 or lmcmahan@masshousing.com.


Linda McMahan
Community Services Specialist

It's time to register
for MassHousing's TAP Management Training Courses at www.masshousing.com/TAPtraining

MassHousing is the state’s affordable housing bank - lending money at rates below the conventional market to support affordable rental and home ownership opportunities for low- and moderate- income residents of Massachusetts. MassHousing partners with an extensive network of approved lenders to deliver home mortgage programs to first-time homebuyers, while relying on private non-profit and for-profit developers and management companies to build and operate rental housing. Dedicated to creating and preserving affordable housing, MassHousing supports residents and business partners with its Community Services Programs. For more information, visit www.masshousing.com.


This brochure is also available in alternate formats such as large print or audiocassette. Such formats can be provided if necessary upon sufficient notice by contacting MassHousing’s Community Services Department at 617.854.1090 or TDD 617.854.1025, or cstcyr@masshousing.com.

Policy of Nondiscrimination - MassHousing does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, familial status, children, marital status, veteran status or membership in the armed services, the receiving of public assistance, or physical or mental disability in the access or admission to its programs or employment, or in its programs' activities, functions or services. The following persons are responsible for coordinating compliance with applicable nondiscrimination requirements:

Bernard Brown, Manager of Compliance and Diversity
Patricia Morris, 504/ADA Coordinator
Deb Sullivan, Manager of Human Resources and 504/ADA Employment Coordinator
Laurie Wallach, General Counsel



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Masshousing's Management Training
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MARSCH Annual Management Flyer
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MassHouisng RSC manual
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General Training Information

To register for TAP courses, please complete the attached form and submit by mail or fax or register online at www.masshousing.com/TAPtraining

Questions about registration?
Contact Carol St.Cye 617.854.1090 or
@ masshousing.com

Directions and parking information are available at www.masshousing.com/TAPtraining.

Training Day
• Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:45am. All courses begin at 9am.
• Lunch is provided at Full Day trainings.

No-Show Policy New
Please note that due to a rising number of no-shows, we will be instituting a new policy. If you register for a course and cannot attend and do not send a substitute, you will be billed for the full course amount. This includes TAP members as well.

Cancellation Policy
• There are no refunds for cancellations unless MassHousing cancels.
• In case of inclement weather, call 617.854.1069 after 6:00am on training day for cancellation information.

For individual accessibility needs on training day, contact Carol St. Cyr (no later than a week prior to training) at 617.854.1090, TDD: 617.854.1025, or email cstcyr @ masshousing.com. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, contact Deb White at TTY: 617.854.1025.

To stay informed of upcoming TAP news and events, go to
and click on the ‘TAP Email List’ link.

MassHousing makes the updated Massachusetts Resident Service Coordinator's Handbook available to everyone at www.masshousing.com/TAP where referenced resources can be immediately and directly accessed on the Internet. This handbook is intended for Resident Service Coordinators working in both elderly and family housing. Property Managers and Assistant Property Managers will also find it useful.

Download the Handbook:

- Microsoft Word format (editable)
- PDF Format

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