[VIDEO] First Look: Two Stunningly Modernized Units at Putnam School in East Cambridge

Welcome to the virtual tour of Putnam School, a historic property transformed into affordable housing by CHA. With over $13 million invested, we’ve revitalized this former educational institution while preserving its charm. Affordable housing is crucial for everyone, and at CHA, we’re dedicated to making it accessible. Explore our renovated units where modern comfort meets historic character, demonstrating our commitment … Read More

VIDEO: Burns Revitalization Unit Glimpse

Located in historic North Cambridge, construction on the 198 units at Daniel F. Burns Apartments started in February 2020 and completed in late 2022. Every building system was replaced or upgraded and a new air conditioning system was also installed at Burns. The building was insulated and cladded with a cementitious panel. Enhanced and expanded community spaces include a new … Read More

CHA Welcomes 200+ Attendees to Celebrate the Revitalization of Millers River Apartments

On Thursday, September 29, 2022, the Cambridge Housing Authority welcomed more than 200 attendees to its Revitalization of Millers River ribbon cutting marking the end of construction to modernize the property. The event brought many familiar faces together who worked hard or were in support of this project to celebrate alongside the building’s residents. CHA Executive Director, Michael J. Johnston, … Read More

VIDEO: Incredible Unit Transformation at Millers River Apartments

The Cambridge Housing Authority has reached the $1 billion investment mark in modernizing properties across our portfolio. In the video below, see the incredible transformation from a completely stripped down unit to a beautiful finished result. CHA residents deserve our best step forward, they are the foundation of our work. Seeing them return to a newly modernized home is a … Read More

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