Resource: City of Cambridge Tips for Extreme Cold

As the region braces for extreme cold temperatures, the Cambridge Housing Authority would like to recommend the City of Cambridge’s webpage for tips to combat the cold. Click here to visit the page. Additionally, the CHA encourages those with any questions or support needs to contact your property management office and the agency will do its best to accommodate.

VIDEO: CHA Executive Director Discusses HUD Housing Choice Voucher Challenges on National Panel Hosted by Bipartisan Policy Center

Cambridge Housing Authority Executive Director, Michael Johnston, recently was invited by the Bipartisan Policy Center to participate in a discussion highlighting the challenges associated with managing HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher program. Panelists included Philip Garboden, professor at the University of Hawaii, and Ivory Mathews, CEO at Home Forward. The discussion was moderated by Bipartisan Policy Center Senior Policy Analyst, Owen … Read More

Happy Holidays from the Cambridge Housing Authority

The Cambridge Housing Authority wishes all a happy holiday season, and is thankful for its incredible residents, employees, partners, and stakeholders who support the agency to develop and manage safe, good quality, affordable, low-income housing while promoting citizenship, community and self-reliance.

Meet Alan, CHA’s New Face at the Central Office Reception Desk

If you’ve recently stopped by the CHA Central Office, you may have noticed a friendly new presence at the reception desk on the third floor. Hailing from Boston’s South End, Alan Kelly is the CHA’s new Associate Leasing Officer and is proud to bring a customer service first mentality to the role. Prior to the CHA, Alan had career stops … Read More

The Music Man: New Millers River Resident Feels ‘Safe’ and ‘At Home’

From Celebrating Millers River: As a lifelong musician, patience to conduct a masterpiece has become second nature for one of Millers River’s newest residents, Lewis West, after a near-decade wait on the CHA waiting list to land a coveted unit in the now completely modernized property in East Cambridge. Originally from Florida, West has lived in Cambridge since 1997 after … Read More

VIDEO: Millers River Resident is First to View New Common Space Mural, Reacts

Minutes after the installation of a new indoor mural at CHA’s newly modernized Millers River Apartments, building resident, James Quinn, is among the first to see the art piece and react. The mural was created by artist Katie Todaro of Glam Dusty Studios. For more CHA original videos, click here to visit the agency’s official YouTube channel.