March is Social Work Month: Celebrating Members of the CHA Service Coordinator Team

For Social Work Month 2022, we recognize some of the CHA Service Coordinators at our senior living sites who help lead resident support services each and every day on the front lines.  Jennifer Chisholm (Pictured) Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling with a focus on Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counseling from Boston University. Years working as a service coordinator at CHA properties: 14 Years Why did … Read More

Happy International Women’s Day, from the CHA

To women around the world, in our community, and within our agency, your trailblazing contributions and your everyday presence makes all of us better. You are appreciated. Additionally, In 2021, the CHA published a web series featuring women working at the CHA. We encourage you to read them by clicking on the following links: Susan Cohen, General Counsel Jasmine Vega-Williams, … Read More

Draft FY21 MTW Report Available for Public Comment

CHA’s Draft Annual MTW Report can be found online by clicking here. Hard copies will be available for in-person pickup by setting up an appointment with the contact info below. Written comments may be submitted by mail or email. All written comments are due by 5 pm, Tuesday, March 8, 2022 to Zach Gordon, Cambridge Housing Authority, 362 Green Street, … Read More

City of Cambridge Seeks Your Input on Finding the next City Manager

In order to best fit the needs of those who live, work, and play in Cambridge, the City of Cambridge has launched an online space seeking public input to help guide their search for selecting the City’s next City Manager. Current City Manager, Louis A. DePasquale, is set to retire July 5, 2022 and has served in the position since … Read More

Starry Expands its Ultra-Low-Cost Broadband Access  Program to the Cambridge Housing Authority

Starry, Inc. January 27, 2022 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Starry, Inc. (the “Company” or “Starry”)​​, a next generation licensed fixed wireless internet service provider, today announced a partnership with the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) to provide its ultra-low-cost Starry Connect broadband service to more than 2,630 of its units located throughout 27 communities in Cambridge. A recent study on digital … Read More

Jefferson Park Wins People’s Choice Award as Finalist for Prestigious Harleston Parker Medal; Becomes First-Ever Affordable Housing Property to be Nominated

[PHOTO] In order of appearance: CHA Executive Director Michael J. Johnston, CHA Director of Planning and Development Margaret Moran, Partner at Abacus Architects + Planners David Eisen. JAN. 27, 2022 – The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) has been informed by the Boston Society of Architecture (BSA) that as a finalist, and first-ever affordable or public housing development to be nominated, … Read More

Recently Retired Elected Official, Tim Toomey, Presented with Resolution by CHA

Former Cambridge City Councillor and Massachusetts State Representative, Timothy J. Toomey, recently stopped by the Cambridge Housing Authority central office to be presented with a resolution on behalf of the agency by Executive Director, Michael J. Johnston. In June 2021, Toomey announced he would not be seeking another term on the City Council for January 2022. Toomey was first elected … Read More