Women’s History Month Q&A Feature: Jasmine Vega-Williams, District Housing Manager

Jasmine Vega-Williams started at the Cambridge Housing Authority in 2018 and currently serves as District Housing Manager. What do you enjoy most about your position at the CHA? “Helping people and the CHA culture.” What qualities make a great leader? “Leading by example, effective communication, and a required skill set to implement those qualities in a business setting. Leaders focus … Read More

Women’s History Month Q&A Feature: Susan Cohen, CHA General Counsel

Susan Cohen started at the Cambridge Housing Authority in 1988 and currently serves as General Counsel. What do you enjoy most about your position at the CHA? “I really enjoy working with a strong team that shares a vision, is capable, and works hard. There is so much satisfaction in working towards a goal with other people who share the … Read More

CHA Deputy Executive Director, Brenda Snowden Downing, to be Featured on Panel Addressing COVID Vaccine Hesitancy in Communities of Color

Cambridge Housing Authority Deputy Executive Director, Brenda Snowden Downing, will take part in a virtual panel discussion co-hosted by the Cambridge Public Health Department and the office of Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 5:30PM, to address COVID vaccine hesitancy among communities of color. At the start of the pandemic, the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) made a … Read More

Cambridge Housing Authority Awarded AHAB National Affordable Housing Accreditation, Becomes Seventh in the Nation

The Affordable Housing Accreditation Board (AHAB) has awarded national affordable housing accreditation to Cambridge Housing Authority in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Cambridge Housing Authority is the seventh affordable housing provider to receive AHAB accreditation. The designation of “Accredited Affordable Housing Organization” reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting high performance standards established by the affordable housing industry and to providing quality, well-managed … Read More

FY20 MTW Report Available for Comment

CHA’s FY20 Report is now available for public comment. The draft report can be found here (https://cambridge-housing.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/FY20ReportforComment.pdf). Comments may be submitted by mail or email. All comments are due by 5PM, Friday, March 12, 2021. Comments should be sent to Zach Gordon, Cambridge Housing Authority, 362 Green St, Cambridge, MA 02139. Telephone (617) 405-5097; Email: zgordon@cambridge-housing.org

CHA Employees Highlight What Black History Month Means to Them

Manoucheca Lord, Resident Services “BHM, to me, means the world can take the much needed time to research, reflect, acknowledge and celebrate that BLACK people are, educated, leaders, innovators, visionaries, and so much more. Black people are a great example of what resilience and triumph look like. It’s an opportunity to stay connected and build a relationship through a mutual … Read More

CHA Hosts ‘Black Lives Matter’ Street Mural Event

On June 3, 2020, the Cambridge Housing Authority released a written public statement in support of calls across the country seeking justice for the then-recent killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Ahmaud Arbery at the hands of law enforcement. The peaceful protests, attended by millions of unified Americans, brought a renewed push to the issues of racial inequities and … Read More

Video Tour of Four CHA Properties, Come on in!

Take a video tour of four recently modernized CHA properties from across the city. We are committed to offering our residents the very best we can, because they deserve it. Featured properties in order of appearance: Lincoln Way, Millers River Apartments, Frank J. Manning Apartments, and Jefferson Park State. Click Below to View the Video