Staying Home: Emergency Housing Voucher Keeps Cambridge Native Housed and Proud

Richard McDowell is a lifelong North Cambridge resident, and at one point recently, this badge of honor for McDowell was hanging by a thread. His connection to the Cambridge Housing Authority goes deep, as McDowell grew up adjacent to the agency’s Jefferson Park property in a home owned by his mother. Many of his friends were CHA residents, and with … Read More

Empowering Seniors: CHA’s Computer Literacy Program Graduates Shine

CHA’s Resident Services department has taken a pioneering step lately towards digital inclusion with the recent launch of a specialized intergenerational computer training and internet access program for senior residents being served at select CHA properties. Thanks to a generous grant from Google, this initiative has opened doors to a world of digital opportunities for the elderly members of our … Read More

CHA’s 2023 Year in Review Publication Available Now

CHA’s annual publication offering a retrospective on the agency’s impact throughout the previous calendar year, is now accessible both online and in print. Delve into our latest update, demonstrating our dedication to modernizing properties, engaging the community, and increasing affordable housing units, even amidst one of the nation’s most expensive real estate and rental markets. Embark on a journey of … Read More

Cambridge Housing Authority Proudly Supports Boston’s 54th Annual Martin Luther King Memorial Breakfast

The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) proudly sponsored Boston’s 54th Annual Martin Luther King Memorial Breakfast at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Themed “Keeping the Promise of Democracy,” the event addressed challenges to civil rights, affirmative action, reproductive care, and LGBTQ+ protections. Inspired by Dr. King’s words, “Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy,” the CHA … Read More

Cafe Luna and CHA Partner Again to Provide 100 Hot Thanksgiving Meals to Residents

Cafe Luna continued its annual tradition of donating 100 Thanksgiving meals to Cambridge Housing Authority residents, this time benefiting individuals and families living at Woodrow Wilson and Roosevelt Towers. Organized by Karrie Canavan, Deputy Director of Operations at CHA, this consistent effort reflects a commitment to community well-being. The Cambridge Housing Authority appreciates Cafe Luna’s ongoing involvement, recognizing their dedication … Read More

Cambridge Housing Authority’s 4-in-1 Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Modernization Triumph

In a momentous occasion that marked a significant step towards revitalizing public housing in Cambridge, the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) recently celebrated a 4-in-1 ribbon-cutting event. The event marked the successful completion of modernization efforts at Truman Apartments, Porter Road, Putnam School, and Roosevelt Towers – a testament to the commitment of the CHA to provide safe and modern housing … Read More