Boston Housing Authority

Kate Bennett, 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

6.15.22 Members Making News
From Boston Mayor Michelle Wu's press release: Mayor Michelle Wu joined the Boston Housing Authority (BHA), 2Life Communities, local residents, and community partners Thursday morning to celebrate the groundbreaking for the redevelopment of JJ Carroll Apartments in Brighton. In partnership with...
6.15.22 Members Making News
From Boston.com:  The Boston Public Library’s new long-term borrowing program is working to ensure Boston residents have access to online educational materials. Boston residents can now access free Wi-Fi routers and Chromebooks through the library. Participants must be adult residents who do...
4.6.22 Members Making News
CLPHA Executive Director Sunia Zaterman was quoted today in the Boston Globe's article "With federal funds in hand, public housing also at play in Mayor Wu’s agenda," which discusses advocates' views on how new Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and her administration can address the affordable...
2.9.22 Members Making News
From SmartCitiesWorld: Boston is investing more than $12m to bring digital equity and inclusion to nearly 23,000 Boston public housing residents, library users, and school-age families. The new funding will provide free access to wireless broadband service and devices to help public housing...
1.26.22 Members Making News
From the Boston Herald: Boston’s kicking in $40 million to create 718 new housing units, Mayor Michelle Wu announced. “Housing is health,” Wu said in a press conference on Tuesday. “It is opportunity and safety and stability and a monthly foundation for our recovery from this pandemic.” In total...
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...

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