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COMPASS Financial Stability and Savings (FSS+)

If you have an MTW Section 8 voucher from the Cambridge Housing Authority, you are invited to apply for the Compass Financial Stability and Savings (FSS+) Program. If eligible, you may have the opportunity to save a portion of your rent each month and get free personalized financial coaching to help you achieve your financial goals, build assets, and become more financially secure. Attend our orientation and workshop to find out more!

( Orientation and Workshop Flyer )

CHA's Annual Resident Art Contest

1st Place prize is $300 and the the winning art featured in our Annual Plan and Report!

( Click here to download the Official Rules and entry details )

This Way Ahead (TWA) Paid Job Training for Youth

This Way Ahead is a rigorous, work readiness training program for youth between the ages of 16 and 24. Through a partnership with Gap Inc., Cambridge Housing Authority offers intensive customer service workshops led by program coordinators who teach basic employment skills, as well as skills specific to the retail environment. Participants receive a modest stipend for participating in the workshops series.

( View PDF )

CHA Launches the Applicant Portal

Beginning on November 15, 2016, CHA will launch the Applicant Portal, a secure, web-based tool for applicants to access, update, and view waitlist information as supplied through a pre-application.

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CHA Opening the HCV Section 8 Waitlist

Beginning October 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) will be accepting online pre-applications for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV/Section 8) Program waitlist for both Tenant-Based (Mobile) and Project-Based vouchers.

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HUD Secretary Julián Castro Visits Cambridge Housing Authority

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro was in Cambridge on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 to tour with Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) at Newtowne Court and Washington Elms.