In 2021, the Cambridge Housing Authority released its “Can’t Wait List: Who Are The 21,000?” original publication to help humanize the many issues surrounding the affordable housing crisis seen on the national stage and, specifically, the steep demand for low affordable housing inventory across Massachusetts. The list has now grown to more than 22,000 people in need. Meanwhile, Cambridge remains … Read More
Waitlist Success Q&A Series – Daisy Ozuna: ‘We Are More Than Just Numbers’
In 2021, the Cambridge Housing Authority released its “Can’t Wait List: Who Are The 21,000?” original publication to help humanize the many issues surrounding the affordable housing crisis seen on the national stage and, specifically, the steep demand for low affordable housing inventory across Massachusetts. Cambridge alone is one of the most expensive real estate markets in the country. This … Read More
CHA Provides Stipends for Residents Participating in Just-A-Start BioMed and IT Pipeline Programs
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
Resource: MIT Job Connector and CEOC Partner to Expand Free Tax Preparation Services for Cambridge Residents
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.
‘One CHA: 2022 Year in Review’ Publication Available in Print and Online
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
Resource: City of Cambridge Tips for Extreme Cold
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.
City of Cambridge Offering $75 Debit Cards at Vaccine Clinic on Dec. 15
The City of Cambridge has announced the following:
VIDEO: CHA Service Coordinator Addresses Food Insecurity for Senior Population at LBJ Apartments
Diane Sicheri is a Service Coordinator at the Cambridge Housing Authority who is going above and beyond the duties of her role to address food insecurity for the residents she serves, a gesture she attributes to her upbringing from being around her grandparents. Click ‘play’ on the video below to learn more.
Happy Holidays from the Cambridge Housing Authority
The Cambridge Housing Authority wishes all a happy holiday season, and is thankful for its incredible residents, employees, partners, and stakeholders who support the agency to develop and manage safe, good quality, affordable, low-income housing while promoting citizenship, community and self-reliance.