Residents at Burns Apartments in North Cambridge were treated to a therapy horse session as a part of the management team’s ongoing efforts to bring creative and fun programming to the property’s senior population. CHA Service Coordinator, Jennifer Chisholm, is based out of Burns Apartments and made arrangements for this special event beginning in July 2022. As part of her … Read More
EMPath: Cambridge Housing Authority Residents Now Eligible for Local Innovative Program and Study that Supports Families in Climbing Economic Ladder
Joint partnership announcement released by EMPath on May 16, 2023: AMP Up, led by Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath), has supported local low-income families as they pursue work, education and homeownership opportunities and a pathway out of poverty Cambridge, MA – Today, Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath), a Boston-based nonprofit led by former Boston Mayor Kim Janey, and the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA), announced a new … Read More
Waitlist Success Q&A Series – Billy Burke: ‘CHA Came Through For Me; I Get To Be Back In The Neighborhood I Grew Up In’
In 2021, the Cambridge Housing Authority released its “Can’t Wait List: Who Are The 21,000?” original publication to help humanize the many issues surrounding the affordable housing crisis seen on the national stage and, specifically, the steep demand for low affordable housing inventory across Massachusetts. The list has now grown to more than 22,000 people in need. Meanwhile, Cambridge remains … Read More
Waitlist Success Q&A Series – Daisy Ozuna: ‘We Are More Than Just Numbers’
In 2021, the Cambridge Housing Authority released its “Can’t Wait List: Who Are The 21,000?” original publication to help humanize the many issues surrounding the affordable housing crisis seen on the national stage and, specifically, the steep demand for low affordable housing inventory across Massachusetts. Cambridge alone is one of the most expensive real estate markets in the country. This … Read More
VIDEO: Burns Revitalization Unit Glimpse
Located in historic North Cambridge, construction on the 198 units at Daniel F. Burns Apartments started in February 2020 and completed in late 2022. Every building system was replaced or upgraded and a new air conditioning system was also installed at Burns. The building was insulated and cladded with a cementitious panel. Enhanced and expanded community spaces include a new … Read More
Don’t Miss – ‘One CHA: 2022 Year in Review’ Available Now
Available to read online for free: Cambridge-Housing.org/OneCHA2022 Physical copies available at the CHA Central Office located at 362 Green Street (3rd Floor).
CHA Provides Stipends for Residents Participating in Just-A-Start BioMed and IT Pipeline Programs
This past summer, the CHA’s Resident Services department initiated a partnership with Just-A-Start (JAS) to increase resident participation in Just-A-Start’s Biomedical and Information Technology Careers programs, respectively. Both programs are full-time, 10-month programs that couple academic training with internships to position up to 18 participants each for entry-level jobs and opportunities for growth in the BioMed and IT fields. Over … Read More
CHA to Spotlight Employees in Web Series for Women’s History Month
Throughout the month of March, the Cambridge Housing Authority will highlight amazing and industry-leading women who work tirelessly to help the agency achieve its mission. The view the running series, click here. Be sure to bookmark the page and to check back for more profiles to be added.