Featured Tweet: New Millers River Community Room Progress

This featured CHA post on Twitter features a before photo of the new Millers River community room frame taken in winter 2019 (left) next to an updated construction photo from July 2021 (right). Here is a little more about the modernization of Millers River Apartments taken from our ‘Current Construction Projects‘ page under the ‘I’d Like To…’ tab on the … Read More

CHA’s Newest Publication ‘Stories of the Can’t Wait List’ Now Available

The Cambridge Housing Authority has released an original publication taking aim at the urgent need for more affordable housing. In a unique twist, Stories of the Can’t Wait List features the actual words and faces of individuals from the CHA waiting list. Currently, there are more than 21,000 people on the waiting list, all hoping for an opportunity to secure … Read More

CHA Announces ‘Phase 2’ of Reopening Plan

ROAD TO REOPENING: PHASE 2 UPDATES Effective July 6, 2021, the Cambridge Housing Authority will move into Phase 2 of the agency’s reopening plan. Please read the following updates pertaining to CHA’s continuity of services: For a second consecutive year, CHA will not switch to summer hours and will continue to operate during normal business hours. Central office staff members … Read More

New Resident Relocation Meeting Date: Tuesday 6/1, 6PM

Due to some technical difficulties with Zoom, it has been decided to reschedule tonight’s Resident Relocation Meeting to next Tuesday, June 1, at 6PM. We will be holding table sessions to share materials from previous meetings and answer any questions on relocation and design. We will be onsite in front of the management office May 26 from 11AM-1PM, Friday, May … Read More

CHA Resident Services Program ‘The Work Force’ Celebrates Graduating High School Seniors and Awards Four Scholarships During Annual Senior Banquet

The Cambridge Housing Authority’s award-winning Work Force program recently hosted its annual Senior Celebration to honor the accomplishments of the program’s graduating high school seniors and their families over the past five years, while also looking ahead and celebrating the opportunities that await them after graduation. “The CHA is fully behind you, I promise,” CHA Executive Director Michael Johnston said … Read More

CHA Strengthens Service Coordinator Program for Seniors Following CASCAP Merger with HRI

The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) has successfully acquired formerly outsourced CASCAP service coordinators to continue serving at CHA senior development sites following a property merger between Homeowners Rehab, Inc. (HRI) and CASCAP. Previously, CHA and CASCAP enjoyed a nearly 28-year long partnership to help boost support services for seniors and individuals with disabilities. The Service Coordination Program is designed to … Read More

Planning and Development: CHA Hosted Second Community Meeting to Discuss Revitalization of Jefferson Park Federal on April 1, 2021

Thank you to everyone who came out to our second neighborhood and community meeting for the redevelopment of Jefferson Park Federal on Thursday, April, 1, 2021. Please find the PowerPoint presented during the meeting here and a copy of the recorded meeting below. To recap, during the meeting, we discussed resident and neighborhood engagement process, updates on the site plan, … Read More

CHA Work Force Student Awarded PHADA Freedom & Civil Rights Scholarship

The Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA) has awarded rising college freshman and CHA Work Force participant, Jaymie Montout, with a $5,000 Freedom and Civil Rights Scholarship. Each year, PHADA offers three scholarships, available nationally, for graduating high school seniors who reside at a PHADA member agency. The Cambridge Housing Authority is a proud participating member of PHADA. According to … Read More