Cambridge Housing Authority Releases ‘One CHA: 2020 Year in Review’ Publication

The Cambridge Housing Authority is pleased to announce and share its inaugural “One CHA: Year in Review” publication intended for annual release. The first installment of the agency’s One CHA publication takes a look back at the amazing work conducted by the agency and its employees during a year like no other. Despite having to navigate issues related to the … Read More

Women’s History Month Q&A Feature: Jasmine Vega-Williams, District Housing Manager

Jasmine Vega-Williams started at the Cambridge Housing Authority in 2018 and currently serves as District Housing Manager. What do you enjoy most about your position at the CHA? “Helping people and the CHA culture.” What qualities make a great leader? “Leading by example, effective communication, and a required skill set to implement those qualities in a business setting. Leaders focus … Read More

Women’s History Month Q&A Feature: Susan Cohen, CHA General Counsel

Susan Cohen started at the Cambridge Housing Authority in 1988 and currently serves as General Counsel. What do you enjoy most about your position at the CHA? “I really enjoy working with a strong team that shares a vision, is capable, and works hard. There is so much satisfaction in working towards a goal with other people who share the … Read More

CHA Deputy Executive Director, Brenda Snowden Downing, to be Featured on Panel Addressing COVID Vaccine Hesitancy in Communities of Color

Cambridge Housing Authority Deputy Executive Director, Brenda Snowden Downing, will take part in a virtual panel discussion co-hosted by the Cambridge Public Health Department and the office of Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 5:30PM, to address COVID vaccine hesitancy among communities of color. At the start of the pandemic, the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) made a … Read More

CHA Hosts ‘Black Lives Matter’ Street Mural Event

On June 3, 2020, the Cambridge Housing Authority released a written public statement in support of calls across the country seeking justice for the then-recent killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Ahmaud Arbery at the hands of law enforcement. The peaceful protests, attended by millions of unified Americans, brought a renewed push to the issues of racial inequities and … Read More

Staff Video Profile: Tonya White, Millers River Apartments

Meet Tonya White, a popular figure among her peers, and property manager at Millers River Apartments in East Cambridge. White is a 14-year veteran of the Cambridge Housing Authority. Click on the video above to hear directly from her about why she loves her job, residents, and staff. (Source: YouTube/Cambridge Housing Authority)

CHA Maintenance Team Delivers in 2020

This year, we relied heavily on our amazing maintenance staff to help ensure that CHA residents do not get left behind in the fight against COVID — and without hesitation, they delivered in every sense of the word.