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

Waitlist Success Q&A Series – Clark Caraven: ‘Whenever I called, CHA was there for me’

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

VIDEO: Resident Reaction to Portrait Display at Burns Homecoming Event

Pure joy lit up the face of a Burns Apartments resident when she caught a glimpse of her portrait adorning the halls at the Burns ribbon cutting, which celebrated the completion of modernization efforts at the property. A proud moment captured, a sense of belonging and community captured, and a moment forever etched in her heart. See the video below: