The following “near term” projects are currently in the Design Phase Rehabilitation of Truman Apartments Rehabilitation of Putnam School Rehabilitation of Special Needs Housing (Chapter 689 Properties) Jefferson Park Federal Revitalization The following “longer term projects” are presently in the planning stages: Renovations of 116 Norfolk Street 155 Willow Street (New Construction) Renovation of the “Mid Rise” building at Roosevelt … Read More
I’ve been told that the CHA development will be or is currently under construction. How will the Planning & Development Department staff keep me informed of the upcoming or ongoing work?
Resident information and participation is at the forefront of all of the work going on at CHA. If the building where you live is currently or will be under construction soon, Project Managers are always available to answer questions you may have about renovation work going on at your building. P&D staff provide updates on design and construction activities through … Read More
What are some of CHA’s current or recently completed construction projects?
Completed Construction Modernization of St. Paul’s Residence ($5.5M project, completed October 2020) Modernization of Garfield Street Apartments ($2.5M project, completed February 2020) Modernization of Russell Apartments ($14M project, completed March 2019) Revitalization of Manning Apartments ($66M project, completed October 2018) Comprehensive Modernization of Putnam Gardens ($25M project, completed) Comprehensive Modernization of Newtowne Court ($48M project, completed December 2017) Construction “In … Read More
How many staff work in CHA’s Planning and Development Department?
There are approximately 20 staff working in CHA’s Planning and Development Department
What is CHA’s Planning & Development Department (P&D) responsible for?
The Planning & Development Department (P&D) secures capital funding from a variety of different state, federal, local and private sources for both the revitalization of our housing portfolio (approximately 2,900 hard units in the City of Cambridge) as well as for the development of new affordable housing opportunities. In 2020, P+D will be responsible for more than $90 million in … Read More