News, Ideas & Impact

May 1, 2018

Way Finders Relocation Creates More Momentum in Both Ends of the City

Media Coverage | May 1, 2018

Business West: Written by George O'Brian

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February 28, 2018

Live 155 - Over $100K rebate for multi-family construction

Live 155, a multifamily affordable housing project located in Northampton, MA, recently chose to install a commercial-scale ductless mini-split system for the 58,000 square foot development, comprised of 70 residential units and ground floor retail space.The developer,Way Finders, leveraged a $105,000 rebate from MassCEC to support the selection and installation of 70 air source heat pumps, also called mini-splits. Peter A. Gagliardi, President and Chief Executive Officer of Way Finders noted that Way Finders is proud of the Live 155.
building design by PFRA+LDa and the construction work by
Western Builders and its electrical sub-contractor MJ Moran.
Heating and cooling Live 155 apartments with mini-splits offers
a great combination of energy efficiency, reasonable operating
costs, and a high degree of resident comfort."

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December 4, 2017

Way Finders to Acquire Peter Pan Terminal; Move Headquarters to Main Street Site

Way Finders (formerly HAPHousing) and Peter Pan Bus Lines, joined by Mayor Domenic Sarno, and other officials today announced that Way Finders plans to acquire the Peter Pan Bus terminal building at 1776 Main Street, bringing its 160 Springfield-based employees to the North blocks as part of that area’s ongoing revitalization.

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April 3, 2017

derek’s experience

Imagine the desperation of living on the streets with two young children. This was Derek's reality until he was referred to Way Finders. We were able to help him find a short-term housing solution and a temporary job.

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March 31, 2017

HAPHousing is now Way Finders

More than a name change, Way Finders expresses the organization’s expanded purpose: Find a way to build healthy, sustainable communities.

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meet francisco

Francisco got hurt on the job and after several months, couldn’t pay the rent. He and his three-year old daughter ended up in a Way Finders’ temporary shelter. While he recovered from his injury, he took advantage of job readiness training and landed a full time job.

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The Family Self Sufficiency Program

Way Finders’ Family Self Sufficiency program is a program that helps Section 8 holders become economically self sufficient. 

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Special Promotion for West Springfield Residents

Through a partnership with the city, West Springfield residents are invited to attend the May 2017 First Time Homebuyer workshop for FREE.

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The History of Way Finders

- Peter A. Gagliardi, President and CEO

Welcome to Way Finders, Inc., formerly known as HAPHousing.  Our new brand has been a long time in the making.

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Keyla’s Path

Keyla never dreamt of living in a world of violence, neglect, poverty and never expected to experience discrimination; however that was the world she knew. She had different, better dreams. Keyla wanted to rise out of poverty, build a career and eventually own her own home.

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