There were plenty of good things that happened in Cambridge over the past year. As Cambridge’s long-term housing crisis continues to burn, consuming our lower- and middle-income residents in the process, let’s stop to appreciate the ingenuity, savvy and flexibility displayed by the Cambridge Housing Authority.
A Meeting to Discuss
The CHA Scattered Site Section 18 Disposition Application
Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 6:00PM
362 Green Street, Third Floor
If you have an MTW Section 8 voucher from the Cambridge Housing Authority, you are invited to apply for the Compass Financial Stability and Savings (FSS+) Program. If eligible, you may have the opportunity to save a portion of your rent each month and get free personalized financial coaching to help you achieve your financial goals, build assets, and become more financially secure. Attend our orientation and workshop to find out more!
The FY19 MTW Annual Plan is available for public comment.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT CHA’S LEASED HOUSING & LEGAL DEPARTMENTS WILL NOT BE SEEING APPOINTMENTS OR WALK-INS DURING THE WEEK OF AUGUST 20-24.
1st Place prize is $300 and the the winning art featured in our Annual Plan and Report!
Aggregate results and an executive summary from CHA are now available.
This Way Ahead is a rigorous, work readiness training program for youth between the ages of 16 and 24. Through a partnership with Gap Inc., Cambridge Housing Authority offers intensive customer service workshops led by program coordinators who teach basic employment skills, as well as skills specific to the retail environment. Participants receive a modest stipend for participating in the workshops series.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
RELATED TO APPLICATIONS TO CONVERT
UNITS TO PROJECT-BASED VOUCHERS THROUGH A DISPOSITION PROCESS UNDER SECTION 18 OF
THE UNITED STATES HOUSING ACT OF 1937 (AS AMENDED)
Beginning October 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) will be accepting online pre-applications for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV/Section 8) Program waitlist for both Tenant-Based (Mobile) and Project-Based vouchers.
The Boston Housing Authority and Cambridge Housing Authority have met to explore the benefits of seeking Regional Moving To Work (MTW) designation for low-income families and seniors in our community.
UPDATE-2/11/2016--ADDITIONAL CHA RESPONSE TO PUBLIC COMMENTS
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro was in Cambridge on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 to tour with Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) at Newtowne Court and Washington Elms.
CHA's DRAFT FY15 Annual Report
The Rental Assistance Program is Working in Greater Boston
Gregory P. Russ' outgoing message as President of the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA) - May 6, 2015
CHA announces RAD conversion of 952 Public Housing Units
This Way Ahead (TWA), a partnership between Gap Inc., and Cambridge Housing Authority, is a rigorous, 10 month customer service and work readiness training program for Cambridge and Boston Public Housing residents aged 15-21.
CHA finalizes its Administrative Plan (Part II) for Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Developments
Cambridge Housing Authority Announces Conversion of first 441 Units of Public Housing Under HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration
CHA Board Adopts Part II of the Administrative Plan for the Federal Housing Choice Voucher Program
CHA responds to the Boston Globe article "‘Area Four’ residents live in the shadow of the future" published on November 23, 2013
CHA will close its Family and Elderly Public Housing Wait Lists effective January 1, 2015
CHA's Board of Commissionners adopts the revised Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP)
CHA's Board of Commissioners, at its September 10, 2014 Board Meeting approved of the revisions to the Lease and ACOP
The Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) August 2014 CFED's "Policy From the Field"