Cambridge Housing Authority

Michael Johnston, Executive Director
362 Green Street
Cambridge, MA
(617) 864-3020
(617) 868-5372
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 586
Vouchers 6742
Total Units 7328

Latest News

5.21.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy, Policy
More members of Congress and public housing authorities are speaking out against a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing.   Rep. Sylvia Garcia Introduces Legislation to...
5.21.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Policy
More members of Congress and public housing authorities are speaking out against a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing.   Rep. Sylvia Garcia Introduces Legislation to...
2.21.19 Research
The Winter 2019 issue of Evidence Matters, a publication from HUD’s office of Policy Development and Research, focuses on research regarding landlord acceptance of Housing Choice Vouchers, the efforts to increase participation in the HCV program, and the implications of landlord participation...
1.10.19 Members Making News
In a year-end roundup, blog Cambridge Day lauds theCambridge Housing Authority (CHA) for its creative and impactful work in Cambridge in 2018. Author Marc Levy observes, “As Cambridge’s long-term housing crisis continues to burn, consuming our lower- and middle-...
12.13.18 Members Making News
The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) made a mutually beneficial deal with the City of Cambridge that secures city funding for CHA’s Mills River Redevelopment Project, which involves the demolition and reconstruction of a community center as well as the renovation and creation of...
11.9.18 News, In The News
Anthony Scott, CEO of Durham Housing Authority (left) and A. Fulton Meachem, President & CEO of Charlotte Housing Authority (right) in Durham, NC.   CLPHA is pleased to see that our members are visiting each other’s communities to share knowledge, ideas, and best practices for...

Job Openings

Displaying 1 - 13 of 13 jobs
SUMMARY The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Leased Housing and Operations Departments in processing data related to initial certification of applicants for the leased housing and public housing programs. Incumbent will assist in wait list management, scheduling and the...
Location: ,
Posted on 6.4.19
Applications due by 6.21.19
  JOB SUMMARY This is a non-supervisory position in which the incumbent will be responsible for a specific leased housing caseload but not necessarily the same caseload on a yearly basis. The underlying responsibility is to ensure accurate and timely processing of all data related to applicants,...
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted on 6.4.19
Applications due by 6.21.19
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted on 6.4.19
Applications due by 6.21.19
SUMMARY  The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Housing Manager in either one or several of the Cambridge Housing Authority’s (“Authority” or “CHA) large developments. Specific aspects of this position include managing tenant relations and assisting in the resolution of community...
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted on 6.3.19
Applications due by 6.21.19
The Cambridge Housing Authority is seeking applicants for a Housing Manager I. This is a responsible, hands-on position that supervises the administrative and maintenance functions of a housing portfolio that currently includes elderly and family developments. Responsibilities include developing...
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted on 3.11.19
Applications due by 3.25.19
The Cambridge Housing Authority is seeking motivated candidates for the position of Construction Inspector in our Planning and Development Department. This is an entry level "training" position for a motivated individual with an aptitude for construction. The primary responsibility will be to...
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted on 3.7.19
Applications due by 3.20.19
The Cambridge Housing Authority seeks qualified applicants for the above position within the Planning and Development Department of the Agency. Reporting directly to the Director of Planning and Development, or his/her designee this position is responsible for the evaluation, administration, and...
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted on 3.7.19
Applications due by 3.20.19
Construction This position provides support for all major and minor renovations performed by the Cambridge Housing Authority (“CHA” or “Authority”) through the awarding of contracts to private development and construction firms. Incumbent will be responsible for the administration of the contracts...
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted on 3.7.19
Applications due by 3.20.19
The Cambridge Housing Authority seeks applicants for the position of Relocation Coordinator to plan and execute a series of short and long term moves involving relocating public housing residents from several developments to other dwellings while their housing units are renovated. The Relocation...
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted on 3.7.19
Applications due by 3.20.19
The Cambridge Housing Authority seeks qualified applicants for the above position within the Operations Department of the Cambridge Housing Authority. The incumbent in this position will assist in the performance of unskilled tasks such as cleaning apartments and offices and maintain the Authority...
Location: Cambrdige, Massachusetts
Posted on 2.20.19
Applications due by 3.5.19
The Cambridge Housing Authority seeks qualified applicants for the above position within the Operations Department of the Cambridge Housing Authority. This position is responsible for a wide range of semi-skilled and skilled repair and maintenance activities for CHA buildings and grounds. Duties...
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted on 2.20.19
Applications due by 3.5.19
The Cambridge Housing Authority seeks qualified applicants for the above position within the Operations Department of the Cambridge Housing Authority. This position is responsible for a wide range of semi-skilled and skilled repair and maintenance activities for CHA buildings and grounds. Duties...
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted on 2.20.19
Applications due by 3.5.19
  The Cambridge Housing Authority seeks qualified applicants for the above position within the Operations Department of the Cambridge Housing Authority. This position is responsible for a wide range of semi-skilled and skilled repair and maintenance activities for CHA buildings and grounds. Duties...
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted on 2.20.19
Applications due by 3.5.19

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