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

Cambridge Housing Authority’s 4-in-1 Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Modernization Triumph

In a momentous occasion that marked a significant step towards revitalizing public housing in Cambridge, the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) recently celebrated a 4-in-1 ribbon-cutting event. The event marked the successful completion of modernization efforts at Truman Apartments, Porter Road, Putnam School, and Roosevelt Towers – a testament to the commitment of the CHA to provide safe and modern housing … Read More