This past summer, the CHA’s Resident Services department initiated a partnership with Just-A-Start (JAS) to increase resident participation in Just-A-Start’s Biomedical and Information Technology Careers programs, respectively. Both programs are full-time, 10-month programs that couple academic training with internships to position up to 18 participants each for entry-level jobs and opportunities for growth in the BioMed and IT fields. Over … Read More
Our friends at the MIT Job Connector and the CEOC are partnering together to expand Free Tax Preparation services for Cambridge residents. Sessions will take place on 3/2, 3/23, and 4/5. Residents must register to attend. Support in multiple languages will be available. For more details or questions, please see the above flyer.
In 2022, the Cambridge Housing Authority continued its push against the tide to create quality affordable housing for generations to come in one of the most expensive rental markets in the country. This includes the successful completion of four large-scale property modernization projects across the city, which also resulted in more units being added. Furthermore, the agency prides itself in … Read More
The draft FY22 MTW Report is now available for comment here (https://cambridge-housing.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/FY22ReportForPublicComment2-9-23.pdf) Hard copies will be available beginning at 12:00PM on February 13, 2023, at CHA’s Front Desk, 3rd Fl, 362 Green St, Cambridge, MA 02139. Written comments may be submitted by mail or email. All written comments are due by 5 pm, Tuesday, March 7, 2023 to Zach Gordon, … Read More
As the region braces for extreme cold temperatures, the Cambridge Housing Authority would like to recommend the City of Cambridge’s webpage for tips to combat the cold. Click here to visit the page. Additionally, the CHA encourages those with any questions or support needs to contact your property management office and the agency will do its best to accommodate.
Cambridge Housing Authority Executive Director, Michael Johnston, recently was invited by the Bipartisan Policy Center to participate in a discussion highlighting the challenges associated with managing HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher program. Panelists included Philip Garboden, professor at the University of Hawaii, and Ivory Mathews, CEO at Home Forward. The discussion was moderated by Bipartisan Policy Center Senior Policy Analyst, Owen … Read More
Since 2014, CHA Senior Purchasing Agent, Donna Gallant, has provided a spark each holiday season for passerby’s of her desk located at the CHA central office. Gallant has been with the agency for 35 years. How did the tradition start? “I created a Christmas Village at home and had some leftover pieces, and thought, it would be nice to decorate … Read More