Stable Housing and Reintegration Program (SHARP)
“We Are Keeping Families Together”
“We were once adversaries, now we are partners.”
The Boston Housing Authority was able to grasp the value of lived experiences and the disproportionate impact of exclusionary CORI policies on people of color, as well as the role of such policies in perpetuating systemic racism in the form of
These are just a few of the collateral consequences PHA’s inflict on minority communities like ours.
“It is a beautiful thing, once we began advocating for policy change, they realized we were not so different. BHA provided J4H with Subsidy Vouchers, allocated to individuals returning to the community homeless after incarceration.
This is a huge milestone for our community members, J4H, and the City of Boston!
Our Systems Change Work is making a difference; #DeCriminalizeHouisng!
A month ago we were adversaries, today we are partners.
The SHARP program provides justice-involved and formerly
incarcerated individuals with Subsidy Vouchers, Case Management
and a myriad of holistic reentry services. Services include:
To link those seeking financial security and wealth generation with access to capital, financial education, and financial services.
Urban Edge is dedicated to strengthening communities and families. Together, we build affordable housing and vibrant, prosperous neighborhoods.
To end homelessness by providing pathways to attain jobs, housing and hope.
Stable Housing is the Key to a Successful Reentry
We Keep Families Connected
Permanent Stable Housing is the Path to End Incarceration