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The best of Cambridge in 2018, and CHA is #1!

January 3, 2019 

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.

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COMPASS Financial Stability and Savings (FSS+)

September 24, 2018 

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!

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This Way Ahead (TWA) Paid Job Training for Youth

December 27, 2017 

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.

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CHA Launches the Applicant Portal

November 15, 2016 

Beginning on November 15, 2016, CHA will launch the Applicant Portal, a secure, web-based tool for applicants to access, update, and view waitlist information as supplied through a pre-application.

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CHA Opening the HCV Section 8 Waitlist

September 9, 2016 

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.

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