Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley Stops by CHA; Visits Manning Apartments

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley made her return visit to the Cambridge Housing Authority, this time, bringing coffee to residents at Manning Apartments in Central Square and providing key updates, while answering questions from those who attended. Among attendees were building residents, building staff, and members of the CHA Central Office located up the street from the property. Since taking office on … Read More

FY23 MTW Plan Now Available For Comment

Update: The FY23 Board Draft with budget figures and responses to Public Comment can be found here ( The FY23 Plan Public Comment draft is available here For reference: Hard copies will be made available at CHA’s front desk after 12:00 PM on Monday, August 22, 2022. A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at … Read More

VIDEO: Signs of Spring at Washington Elms

CHA Maintenance Team member, Ramon Martinez, offers a glimpse at early signs of spring around the agency’s Washington Elms property in Cambridge’s “The Port” neighborhood, situated next to the city’s technology hub, Kendall Square.

FIDO Alliance Highlights Cambridge Housing Authority’s Cybersecurity Efforts

In an effort to bolster cyber security at the agency, CHA Chief Information Officer, James Lesley, has led an effort toward going “passwordless” at the Cambridge Housing Authority for its employee base. This enhanced security measure was highlighted by the FIDO Alliance following a panel appearance by Leslie at the Authenticate 2021 event. The FIDO Alliance published an article to … Read More

Survey: City of Cambridge ‘Needs Assessment’ for Survivors

The City of Cambridge is hoping to hear from survivors of color about their experience with violence, local resources, and ways to better serve the community.  A link to the survey can be found here. Different languages are available and the survey can be taken online or printed out to leave at a drop box at the Cambridge Public Library … Read More

Recap: First 116 Norfolk AHO Neighborhood Meeting

Pictured Above: Existing building of 116 Norfolk Street From CHA Planning and Development: Thank you to everyone who attended our first AHO neighborhood meeting for the redevelopment of 116 Norfolk Street on February 10, 2022! If you missed the meeting, don’t worry, you can access the recording of the meeting here and the presentation slides here. To recap, CHA presented … Read More