Walk for Affordable Housing


SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2024       

12:00 – 2:00 pm, Jason Russell House

corner of Jason Street & Mass Ave in Arlington


JP Honk Band & Stilt Walker Sir Danny Drake

Music, Food, Games, Housing advocacy opportunities, Raffle with multiple prizes, and a short community walk along Mass Ave with our marching band!

You can sponsor the walk or donate to HCA in its honor!

See sponsorship details here: Walk for Housing Sponsorship 2024

Sponsors who contribute at least $1,000 can use HCA’s CITC credits to receive a 50% rebate on that gift when they file their state taxes! Learn more at: www.housingcorparlington.org/CITC

Thank You to our Growing List of Sponsors:


Brookline Bank

Cambridge Savings Bank


East Cambridge Savings Bank

Leader Bank


Bald Hill Builders

Calvary Church

Eagle Bank

Eastern Bank

KJP Partners

Reframe Systems

Merchants Capital

Watertown Savings Bank

Winchester Savings Bank


Arlex Oil Company

GZA GeoEnvironmental

McDonald Contracting

Peabody Properties

Workbar Arlington


Belmont Printing

Summer Federal LLC

Zen Ren Chuan Martial Arts



On May 21st, 2023, a gloriously sunny day, HCA members reconnected, enjoyed great music, helped to raise funds, and brought attention to HCA’s work and the continued need for affordable housing during a walk along Mass Ave!

Walkers along sidewalk holding Walk for Affordable Housing signs

People standing by HCA's building at Orchard Place holding a walk for affordable housing signRepresentatives from Leader Bank

The 2023 community event was free for all and included food, music, raffles, and an approximate 3-mile walk, with an option for a shorter route. Everyone who participated got to take a walk t-shirt!

Accompanied in 2023 by:

JP Honk Band

& stiltwalker Sir Danny Drake

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors:


Brookline Bank

Cambridge Savings Bank


East Cambridge Savings Bank

Leader Bank


Calvary Church

Carney General Contracting

Davis Square Architects

Eagle Bank

Eastern Bank

Feinmann, Inc.

First Parish Church of Arlington

Merchants Capital

The Life Initiative

Watertown Savings Bank

Winchester Savings Bank


Advisors Living Real Estate

Arlex Oil Corporation

Belmont Printing

First Baptist Church of Arlington

Peabody Properties

Rush-Kent Insurance Agency, a World Company

St. John’s Episcopal Church

Yes! Your Eco Source

Check out these Raffle Items:

(& thanks to the raffle donors!)

Arlington Bakery gift certificate

Arlington Paper Pieces artwork by Abigail McMurray

Blue Ribbon BBQ gift certificate

Book Rack gift certificate

Capitol Theatre & Somerville Theatre movie tickets

Cookie Time Bakery gift certificates

Henry Bear’s Park gift certificate

Quebrada gift certificate for 6-inch cake

Murray Muscular Therapy Associates gift certificate

Playtime Crafts gift certificate

Red Sox Memorabilia: Autographed Photo of Pitcher Tanner Houk

Roasted Granola gift certificate

Tickets to the June 29th Red Sox vs. Marlins game donated by Winchester Savings Bank

Vincent’s Barber Shop gift certificate

Stop & Shop Gift Card donated by First Baptist Church of Arlington

Yes! Your Eco Source products bag


Questions? Contact Erica Schwarz:


781-859-5294 x1