Boston Housing Authority

Kenzie Bok, Administrator
52 Chauncy Street
Boston, MA
(617) 988-4000
(617) 988-4133

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 10179
Vouchers 15938
Total Units 26117

Latest News

2.28.24 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News
8 CLPHA Members Earn VASH Awards We are pleased to announce that several of our members have been awarded crucial funding to support homeless veterans in finding permanent housing. HUD and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently awarded $14 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive...
1.30.24 Members Making News
From Boston Mayor Michelle Wu's press release: Mayor Michelle Wu joined the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) and National Grid to announce that Franklin Field Apartments has been selected for National Grid’s Networked Geothermal Demonstration Program. The project will be the first networked...
11.28.23 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News, Awards/Grants
HUD has awarded nearly $25 million in Housing Mobility-Related Services awards to seven public housing authorities (PHAs) to administer housing mobility programs. The awards were made through the Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Services Program, which is based on HUD's Community Choice...
11.7.23 Members Making News
From CommonWealth Beacon: The state's public housing infrastructure is, to put it lightly, strained. And it didn’t get that way by accident. “The way I talk about it is that it’s not that you have a bowl that has some holes in it – it’s that our housing system in America is built to be a sieve,”...
10.17.23 Members Making News
From Northeastern Global News: Adelia Argueta had multiple options for attending college — and attending college for free. But when Argueta received that opportunity from Northeastern through the Boston Housing Authority Scholars program, she knew she had found a match. “God put me here for a...
10.10.23 Members Making News
From NBC 10 Boston:  It’s been nearly two months since Boston Mayor Michelle Wu, signed an executive order banning fossil fuels from city buildings by the year 2050, and work toward those goals is well underway. The Boston Housing Authority holds one of the city's largest shares of the city’...
9.27.23 Members Making News
Last week, HUD and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $16.1 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) vouchers to 71 PHAs across the country. The HUD-VASH program provides housing and an array of supportive services to veterans experiencing...
9.12.23 Awards/Grants
CLPHA Members Receive over $26.9 Million in Awards HUD announced a total of $157 million in awards to PHAs for remediating housing-related hazards such as lead-based paint, carbon monoxide, mold, radon, fire...
9.11.23 Members Making News
From WBUR Boston: Boston's largest housing provider has a new leader. This week, former Boston City Councilor Kenzie Bok begins her role as administrator of the Boston Housing Authority, the agency that oversees the city's affordable housing. She joined WBUR's Morning Edition ...
6.21.23 Members Making News
From the Dorchester Reporter: When Codman Square’s Gisselle Jimenez heard about the One Plus Boston mortgage, which helps public housing or Section 8 voucher holders achieve homeownership with up to $75,000 in assistance, she thought it sounded too good to be true. But the path she embarked upon...

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ABOUT US: Boston Housing Authority (BHA) provides quality affordable housing for low-income families and individuals through the public housing and Section 8 rental assistance programs. BHA serves more than 58,000 of Boston's most vulnerable residents — including elderly, disabled, children and low...
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Posted on 5.22.23
Applications due by 6.5.23

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