Boston Housing Authority

Kate Bennett, Administrator
52 Chauncy Street
Boston, MA
(617) 988-4000
(617) 988-4133

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 11354
Vouchers 14976
Total Units 26330

Latest News

1.12.22 Members Making News
From Yes! Magazine: Tenants’ rights attorney Jay Rose spent four-plus decades waging legal battles on behalf of poor folks. So taking a job as a legal consultant for the nation’s largest for-profit affordable housing landlord might seem an odd choice. But executives at Boston-based WinnCompanies—...
12.17.21 Members Making News
On December 17, HUD announced 26 PHAs are receiving over $1 million in additional funding to provide housing assistance to youth who are aging out of foster care and are homeless or at risk of homelessness through the Foster Youth to Independence (FYI)...
12.7.21 Statement
Honored to Be Only Housing Organization to Sign Commitment Letter (Washington, D.C.) December 7, 2021 — The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) applauds the Biden-Harris Administration’s Maternal Health Call to Action ...
9.7.21 Members Making News
From the City of Boston's press release: Mayor Kim Janey, South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation, Caritas Communities and the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) celebrated the grand opening of the O'Connor Way Senior Housing Development today in South Boston. The project has brought 46 one-...
9.7.21 Members Making News
From the Boston Housing Authority's website: Through a new partnership with Compass Working Capital, the Boston Housing Authority’s Family Self- Sufficiency (FSS) program has nearly tripled in size since 2020, rising to become one of the largest programs of its kind in the country. The FSS...
7.28.21 Members Making News
From the Boston Housing Authority's press release: Mayor Kim Janey today joined the Boston Housing Authority (BHA), WinnCompanies and MassHousing to celebrate the opening of a new mixed income community on the East Boston waterfront. The $30 million Harborwalk development replaced 20 units of...
4.7.21 Members Making News
From MySouthEnd.com: State Representative Jon Santiago partnered with Dr. Alister Martin, the South End Community Health Center, Mascon Medical, the Boston Housing Authority, Brewster Ambulance, and the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts to set up pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics aimed...
3.10.21 Members Making News
From the Boston Herald: The city’s mobile vaccination site has begun putting shots in arms, starting with 100 vaccines at a Boston public housing project for seniors in Roxbury. “This is the beginning of a mobile effort that the city’s going to roll out to bring vaccines to people’s homes, to...
2.10.21 Members Making News
From the Boston Herald: Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Monday announced the formal launch of the City of Boston Voucher Program, which will help hundreds of low-income city families with rental assistance. The rental voucher program is funded by the city’s operating budget and administered by the...
1.27.21 Members Making News
From The Boston Globe: The long-planned remake of Charlestown’s Bunker Hill public housing complex could start later this year after the Boston Planning & Development Agency board approved zoning for a 2,700-unit mixed-income apartment and condominium development to replace 1,100 aging low-...

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