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
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
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
There are approximately 20 staff working in CHA’s Planning and Development Department
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
There are some exceptions to the 30-day notice if the tenant is also in the process of completing their recertification and is delaying the process (i.e. missing appointments with CHA, not providing requested paperwork, etc.) then they may not be entitled to a 30-day notice of a rent increase.
Households in Project-Based units: the rent increase will not affect the tenant’s portion of the rent. Households with Tenant-Based vouchers: the rent increase may affect your portion of the rent. If the gross rent (total rent plus utilities) exceeds the payment standard then the tenant portion of the rent may increase The CHA will require both the tenant and the … Read More
They need to put the request in writing to CHA at least 60 days in advance of the effective date. CHA will review the request and notify both parties of the outcome.
Your ability to move may depend on the type of assistance you have (i.e. tenant-based or project-based voucher). For voucher holders, contact your Leasing Officer to set up a move appointment. They need to determine if you are eligible to move and may need to update your income and other information. For current CHA residents living at one of our … Read More
Landlords may access this information via the CHA Partner Portal, available here: https://cha.partnerinhousing.com/. First time users can set up an account using your Tax ID information for the property receiving CHA assistance. If you have more than one Tax ID with CHA, please contact CHA to assist you in setting up your account.