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

4.7.21 Members Making News
From 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 Jamaica Plain News: Construction recently started on the new Holtzer Park housing development which will include 62 new affordable rental units in Jackson Square. The development is part of the Boston Housing Authority’s (BHA) 125 Amory Street redevelopment. The project is a joint...
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-...
1.27.21 Members Making News
From the City of Boston's press release:  Mayor Martin J. Walsh today celebrated a significant milestone in the City of Boston’s housing work, as the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) has provided housing choice vouchers since December 2019 to more than 1,000 Boston families experiencing...
1.13.21 Members Making News
From WBUR News Boston: The city of Boston is extending its moratorium for nonessential evictions in public housing for a second time since the pandemic started. Officials say most evictions from Boston Housing Authority properties will be paused through the end of February. (Evictions...
10.7.20 Members Making News
From the Charlestown Patriot-Bridge: Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) is launching a $2.5 million partnership with local businesses and nonprofits to distribute hundreds of thousands of meals to its most vulnerable residents through the end of the year....
3.4.20 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
On February 27, HUD announced $36 million in funding awards to public housing authorities and other grantees through the agency’s Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency-Service Coordinators program (ROSS-SC). The awards will allow grantees to hire or retain service coordinators who help...
1.23.20 Members Making News
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh officially appointed Kate Bennett the administrator of the Boston Housing Authority last week. Bennett had been named acting administrator following the retirement and passing of longtime BHA Administrator Bill McGonagle. Bennett joined BHA in 1998 as a senior planner...

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