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 119
Vouchers 7492
Total Units 7611

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 WBZ News Cambridge: The Cambridge Housing Authority has a unique program for teens in Cambridge Public Housing where they address specific educational issues. "Being the first in their family to graduate high school, to go to college. So we started saying, 'How can we get them through...
11.14.23 Members Making News
From the Cambridge Housing Authority's press release: The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) is delighted to announce the fortification of its collaboration with The Home for Little Wanderers (The Home) through the acquisition of The Home’s Somerville Village property in Somerville, Massachusetts...
6.22.23 Members Making News
From the Cambridge Housing Authority's website: A vibrant crowd of almost 200 attendees assembled for the ribbon cutting event, commemorating the revitalization of the Daniel F. Burns Apartments following an extensive three-year modernization project. The program unfolded with inspiring remarks,...
6.21.23 Members Making News
From the Boston Globe: Almost a quarter-century ago, the word came down from Washington, D.C.: The federal government was done building public housing. A new law capped the number of deeply affordable apartments Washington would subsidize in any given city at whatever existed in 1999,...
7.6.22 Members Making News
From Cambridge Day: The Cambridge Housing Authority’s Workforce Program that helps youths living in public housing prepare for college or a career has received a $100,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation. The grant, to be distributed over two years, will support the program while government aid...
2.9.22 Members Making News
From the Boston Globe: Boston wireless Internet service provider Starry struck a deal with the Cambridge Housing Authority to offer broadband connections to thousands of apartments in the city. Under the deal announced on Thursday, Starry will provide $15-per-month Internet service to residents...
11.17.21 Members Making News
From the New England Real Estate Journal: According to The Schochet Companies, Rindge Associates LP has executed an agreement with the city to preserve as affordable 504 housing units at Fresh Pond Apartments. The agreement will preserve 166 former Below Market Interest Rate (BMIR) units as...
11.17.21 Members Making News
As construction on the Cambridge Housing Authority 's Burns Apartments continues, CHA posted before-and-after photos of the community that highlight the significant progress the housing authority has made in revitalizing the property. Construction on the 198 units at Burns Apartments started...
6.30.21 Members Making News
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...

Job Openings

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1 jobs
Position Title: Legal Intern  Grade: none Department:           Office of the General Counsel  Reports To:             General Counsel FLSA Status:           Exempt                                                       union representation:         None           About Us The...
Location: ,
Posted on 4.5.24
Applications due by 4.29.24

Sorry, this content is only available to members.

If you're a member of CLPHA, please click here to log in.

If you have not created your account, it’s easy to create one. Click here for step-by-step instructions.

You can also click here to watch a webinar site tour that shows CLPHA members how to create website accounts for themselves and provides an overview of the site's functionality.

Otherwise, we invite you to learn more about the many benefits of CLPHA membership.