Empowering Seniors: CHA’s Computer Literacy Program Graduates Shine

CHA’s Resident Services department has taken a pioneering step lately towards digital inclusion with the recent launch of a specialized intergenerational computer training and internet access program for senior residents being served at select CHA properties. Thanks to a generous grant from Google, this initiative has opened doors to a world of digital opportunities for the elderly members of our … Read More

CHA’s 2023 Year in Review Publication Available Now

CHA’s annual publication offering a retrospective on the agency’s impact throughout the previous calendar year, is now accessible both online and in print. Delve into our latest update, demonstrating our dedication to modernizing properties, engaging the community, and increasing affordable housing units, even amidst one of the nation’s most expensive real estate and rental markets. Embark on a journey of … Read More

[VIDEO] First Look: Two Stunningly Modernized Units at Putnam School in East Cambridge

Welcome to the virtual tour of Putnam School, a historic property transformed into affordable housing by CHA. With over $13 million invested, we’ve revitalized this former educational institution while preserving its charm. Affordable housing is crucial for everyone, and at CHA, we’re dedicated to making it accessible. Explore our renovated units where modern comfort meets historic character, demonstrating our commitment … Read More

Draft FY23 MTW Report Available for Comment

The draft FY23 MTW Report is now available for comment here (https://cambridge-housing.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/DraftFY23ReportForComment.pdf) Hard copies will be available beginning at 2:00PM on February 16, 2024, at CHA’s Front Desk, 3rd Fl, 362 Green St, Cambridge, MA 02139. Written comments may be submitted by mail or email. All written comments are due by 5 pm, Thursday, March 7, 2024 to Zach Gordon, … Read More

WBZ News Features CHA’s Work Force Program for Youth

Explore the transformative Work Force High School program by the Cambridge Housing Authority, spotlighted by WBZ News. Designed for teens, and now pre-teens, in Cambridge Public Housing, the program tackles educational challenges, starting in sixth grade and extending to an impressive 11-year initiative. With small classes taught by program alumni, it emphasizes key life skills and job readiness. Alumni returning … Read More

CHA’s Jefferson Park Revitalization Gains Momentum with State Support

The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) celebrates a key milestone in the Revitalization of Jefferson Park, thanks to vital support from the Healey-Driscoll Administration and the Executive Office of Housing and Livable Communities. This initiative, backed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, marks a significant stride towards a more sustainable and vibrant future for public housing communities. Michael Johnston, CHA’s Executive Director, … Read More

Cambridge Housing Authority Proudly Supports Boston’s 54th Annual Martin Luther King Memorial Breakfast

The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) proudly sponsored Boston’s 54th Annual Martin Luther King Memorial Breakfast at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Themed “Keeping the Promise of Democracy,” the event addressed challenges to civil rights, affirmative action, reproductive care, and LGBTQ+ protections. Inspired by Dr. King’s words, “Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy,” the CHA … Read More

Cafe Luna and CHA Partner Again to Provide 100 Hot Thanksgiving Meals to Residents

Cafe Luna continued its annual tradition of donating 100 Thanksgiving meals to Cambridge Housing Authority residents, this time benefiting individuals and families living at Woodrow Wilson and Roosevelt Towers. Organized by Karrie Canavan, Deputy Director of Operations at CHA, this consistent effort reflects a commitment to community well-being. The Cambridge Housing Authority appreciates Cafe Luna’s ongoing involvement, recognizing their dedication … Read More