Cambridge Housing Authority
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 179
Total Units 7334
6.30.21 Members Making News
Cambridge Housing Authority Publishes “Stories of the Can’t Wait List” Highlighting Dire Need for Affordable Housing in Cambridge
The Cambridge Housing Authority has over 21,000 discrete applicants on its various wait lists. In order to humanize this dismaying number, CHA has created a publication called “Stories of the Can’t Wait List,” a collection of powerful narratives from real people experiencing...
11.5.20 Members Making News
From Wicked Local Cambridge: The Cambridge Community Foundation is distributing almost a half million dollars in grants to nonprofits throughout Cambridge a month ahead of schedule as organizations deal with the increased need and financial impacts brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. CCF...
10.8.20 CLPHA Advocacy, Members Making News
Cambridge Housing Authority Works with Congresswoman Clark on CLPHA-Endorsed Bond Cap Exemption Legislation
The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) welcomed with Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA) yesterday to Corcoran Park Apartments, a deeply affordable housing development in the Congresswoman’s District, to announce legislation she is introducing that would help public housing authorities such as CHA...
4.13.20 CLPHA Advocacy, CLPHA Member Update
Representative Katherine Clark (D-MA), at the urging of the Cambridge Housing Authority, is proposing legislation to provide relief to housing authorities and other assisted housing by creating an exception to the volume cap requirement for private activity bonds used to finance the...
2.6.20 Members Making News
Housing Authority does the math, will cancel security deposit system, return tenant money (Cambridge Housing Authority)
From Cambridge Day: One of Cambridge’s biggest landlords, the Cambridge Housing Authority, is about to take an extraordinary step: return security deposits to its tenants and stop collecting the payments from new residents. The authority’s board approved the change Wednesday. Staff at the public...
1.9.20 Members Making News
From Affordable Housing Finance: In a new move, MassHousing recently issued $108 million in affordable multifamily housing bonds with a “sustainability bond” designation. The Sustainability Bonds will finance the preservation and rehabilitation of affordable rental housing communities in Boston...
9.12.19 Members Making News
Breaking the cycle of poverty: Cambridge housing program prepares young residents for college (Cambridge Housing Authority)
From the Boston Globe: Rafael Salas, an incoming freshman at Westfield State University, dreams of the day when he can help his family leave public housing. In middle school, when he began attending a youth development program run through the Cambridge Housing Authority, Salas said he already...
8.8.19 Members Making News
From Wicked Local Cambridge: The city of Cambridge recently announced four local nonprofit partnerships will receive $30,000 planning grants from the city’s Community Benefits Fund. The fund was established to utilize funding from developers, received through zoning amendments or other...
7.25.19 Members Making News
Renovation Begins of 285-Unit Affordable Housing Community in Cambridge (Cambridge Housing Authority)
From Connect Boston: Commercial Real Estate News: Construction is underway on the renovation of Millers River Apartments, a 285-unit affordable housing community in Cambridge. To complete the project, MassHousing provided $82 million in financing to the Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA),...
7.25.19 Members Making News
Next City Spotlights Cambridge Housing Authority’s and San Diego Housing Commission’s Successful Self-Sufficiency Programs
In an article for Next City produced by FUSE Corps, a national nonprofit that aims to help urban communities thrive through partnerships with local governments, author Erin O’Donnell spotlights two CLPHA member PHAs’ successful programs that enable residents to become more financially self-reliant...
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SUMMARY The primary purpose of this position is to supervise, coordinate and deliver daily operations at assigned developments within Cambridge Housing Authority’s (“CHA” or “Authority”) public housing portfolio. Properties are assigned to the incumbent based on the number of units managed, the...
Posted on 3.12.21
Applications due by 3.27.21