[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

Jefferson Park Wins People’s Choice Award as Finalist for Prestigious Harleston Parker Medal; Becomes First-Ever Affordable Housing Property to be Nominated

[PHOTO] In order of appearance: CHA Executive Director Michael J. Johnston, CHA Director of Planning and Development Margaret Moran, Partner at Abacus Architects + Planners David Eisen. JAN. 27, 2022 – The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) has been informed by the Boston Society of Architecture (BSA) that as a finalist, and first-ever affordable or public housing development to be nominated, … Read More

Cast Your Vote: Jefferson Park Nominated for 2021 Harleston Parker People’s Choice Award; Voting Ends 1/25

The Cambridge Housing Authority’s Jefferson Park property in North Cambridge is being nominated by the Boston Society for Architecture (BSA) for the 2021 Harleston Parker People’s Choice Award. Jefferson Park is the first public or affordable housing structure to have been nominated for this award commending architectural beauty. According to the BSA, each year, a jury is asked to award … 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

Before-and-After Burns Apartments Modernization Photos, as Construction Continues

Dive into the ongoing transformation of Daniel F. Burns Apartments in North Cambridge, a $70 million effort by the Cambridge Housing Authority to modernize and preserve the property. Five additional non before-and-after images of improvements and additions are also included in the flip book below. Photo Credit: Cambridge Housing Authority Construction on the 198 units at Burns Apartments started in … Read More

Recap: Third Jefferson Park Federal Community Meeting

From CHA Planning and Development: Thank you to everyone who came out to our third neighborhood meeting for the redevelopment of JP Federal last night, October 19. If you missed the meeting, don’t worry, you can access the recording of the meeting here and review the presentation here! To recap, during the meeting the CHA presented update site design, sample … Read More