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

Cast Your Vote: Jefferson Park Nominated for 2021 Harleston Parker People’s Choice Award; Voting Ends 1/25

The Cambridge Housing Authority’s Jefferson Park property in North Cambridge is being nominated by the Boston Society for Architecture (BSA) for the 2021 Harleston Parker People’s Choice Award. Jefferson Park is the first public or affordable housing structure to have been nominated for this award commending architectural beauty. According to the BSA, each year, a jury is asked to award … Read More

Police Department and Housed in Cambridge to Conduct Webinar Protecting Against Latest Scams

The Cambridge Police Department and Housed in Cambridge are teaming together to continue an effort to protect Cambridge residents against scams that affect unsuspecting individuals, especially the elderly and those who are undocumented. The ongoing pandemic has sparked an uptick in fraudulent activity, often times resulting in financial loss to Cambridge residents. The webinar will be hosted on Zoom this … Read More