Meet Alan, CHA’s New Face at the Central Office Reception Desk

If you’ve recently stopped by the CHA Central Office, you may have noticed a friendly new presence at the reception desk on the third floor. Hailing from Boston’s South End, Alan Kelly is the CHA’s new Associate Leasing Officer and is proud to bring a customer service first mentality to the role. Prior to the CHA, Alan had career stops … Read More

CHA Employees Reflect on Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

John Brennan | Property Manager “I am Irish-American. I think if you want to get to know a culture, you start with the food. My first introduction to Hispanic food was in the early 2000’s. A buddy of mine was having a family party. Here I was introduced to fried plantains and the Dominican version of beef stew. Needless to say, … Read More

March is Social Work Month: Celebrating Members of the CHA Service Coordinator Team

For Social Work Month 2022, we recognize some of the CHA Service Coordinators at our senior living sites who help lead resident support services each and every day on the front lines.  Jennifer Chisholm (Pictured) Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling with a focus on Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counseling from Boston University. Years working as a service coordinator at CHA properties: 14 Years Why did … Read More

CHA Employees Highlight the Importance of Hispanic Heritage Month

“Supporting local vendors and businesses, advocating for language justice in all spaces, and donating to housing rights organizations are just a few of the ways that we can use our power to contribute to the longevity of all marginalized people.” Alexandra Zuluaga, Operations Department Gisell De la Cruz | Planning and Development This month, I celebrate my roots and the … Read More

CHA Announces ‘Phase 2’ of Reopening Plan

ROAD TO REOPENING: PHASE 2 UPDATES Effective July 6, 2021, the Cambridge Housing Authority will move into Phase 2 of the agency’s reopening plan. Please read the following updates pertaining to CHA’s continuity of services: For a second consecutive year, CHA will not switch to summer hours and will continue to operate during normal business hours. Central office staff members … Read More

Women’s History Month Q&A Feature: Ayesha Wilson, Work Force Program Senior Teacher-Counselor

Ayesha Wilson’s journey with the Cambridge Housing Authority started in 1987 as a resident growing up in a single-parent, first-generation household at the agency’s Jefferson Park property in North Cambridge. In 2015, Wilson’s relationship with the CHA came full circle when she was hired by the Resident Services department to help guide youths living at CHA properties toward positive personal … Read More

Women’s History Month Q&A Feature: Alexandra Zuluaga, Relocation Coordinator

Alexandra Zuluaga started at the Cambridge Housing Authority in 2019 and currently serves as a Relocation Coordinator, helping to keep our residents housed. What do you enjoy most about your position at the CHA? “I appreciate the way different departments come together to help residents successfully relocate. I’ve been able to experience a great collaborative spirit on a larger scale … Read More