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Thank you BHA homeless persons census team

BHA participates in Boston's 37th annual homeless census



Published February 01, 2017 by Gflohr with 0 comments


Ramona Ventura – a graduate of the Home Health AideTraining Program

Ramona Ventura is a graduate of the Home Health Aide Training Program and received a new netbook as a part of the BHA’s Connect Homes Initiative. Here is her story told by Lissette Rodriguez, Service Coordinator, Community Services Department.



Published January 19, 2017 by Gflohr with 0 comments


Fair Foods and BHA: 25 Years of Partnership and 20,000,000 lbs. of Produce

In this story, Fair Foods and the Boston Housing Authority express their appreciation for this bright, 25-year old partnership by which BHA residents receive bags of fresh produce at minimal cost.
 



Published December 21, 2016 by Gflohr with 0 comments


REACH For A Brighter Future

REACH For A Brighter Future: Building Healthier Communities Summit



Published November 03, 2016 by Gflohr with 0 comments


Real Kidz Boston

Bromley- Summer Update!



Published September 26, 2016 by Gflohr with 0 comments


Whittier Choice Community Open House

Learn about BHA's revised housing plan for the HUD CNI Implementation Grant.



Published May 26, 2016 by Gflohr with 0 comments


Charlestown Adult Education Program

Stories from students of the Charlestown Adult Education Program housed at Boston Housing Authority's Charlestown Development.



Published May 25, 2016 by Gflohr with 0 comments


Real Kidz Boston

Bromley

"Real Kidz Outreach International is a Christian ministry founded to bring hope and compassionate help to inner-city children in the greater Boston area and children living in poverty around the world." 

Published May 13, 2016 by Gflohr with 0 comments


Haitian Housing Fair

Boston Housing Authority, Boston Homes Center, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services &
Massachusetts Association of Haitian Parents



Published April 08, 2016 by Gflohr with 1 comments


50th Anniversary Celebration to Honor Roxbury Resident Leaders

BHA Orchard Gardens resident, Valerie Shelley, honored at red carpet event in Roxury.



Published April 01, 2016 by Gflohr with 0 comments


Whittier Choice Community Open House

Central Boston Elder Services
Thursday, April 7, 2016
6pm-8pm



Published March 24, 2016 by Gflohr with 0 comments


Charlestown Community Open House

Community Open House
Wednesday, March 16
6pm-8pm



Published March 16, 2016 by Gflohr with 0 comments


BHA Participates in Boston Haitian Housing Forum

Boston Housing Authority joins other agencies to give more information to the Haitian community about housing options in Massachusetts.



Published January 21, 2016 by Gflohr with 0 comments


Rosie’s Place, Now at Franklin Field

South End’s Rosie’s Place opens satellite office in Dorchester’s Franklin Field public housing development.

Published January 13, 2016 by Lydia Agro with 0 comments


BHA Administrator: "Just a Kid from Southie"

BHA Administrator, Bill McGonagle, talks leadership and his own experiences growing up in public housing.



Published December 07, 2015 by with 0 comments


Notice of Public Meeting

Boston Housing Authority Monitoring Committee to hold public meeting on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 from 10:00 AM -11:30 AM at 52 Chauncy Street on 11th floor in large conference room.



Published November 30, 2015 by with 0 comments


Franklin Field Elderly Tenant Task Force Can Teach Us All

Franklin Field Elderly Tenant Task Force suggests that having self-esteem and reclaiming passion to serve could reduce group issues.



Published November 13, 2015 by with 0 comments


Scholarship recipient from BHA self-sufficiency program encourages residents in public housing to enroll

LaWanda Donald provides information and possibly motivation to residents seeking a path to self-sufficiency at Bromley Heath public housing development.

 

 



Published October 23, 2015 by with 0 comments


Young BHA Resident Makes National Honor Society

A young man living in BHA section 8 housing obtains academic excellence in his junior year at Brockton High School.



Published October 02, 2015 by with 2 comments


Blue Cross and Big Sister give back to Alice Taylor

Blue Cross Blue Shield and Big Sister partner in service day at the Alice Taylor public housing development last Wednesday on September 16.



Published September 25, 2015 by with 1 comments


New Orient Heights LTO vow to bring positive change to community

Orient Heights Local Tenant Organization discuss their plans to strengthen and serve their community on July 23, 2015.



Published September 24, 2015 by with 0 comments


Notice of Public Meeting

The Boston Housing Authority Monitoring Committee to meet Thursday, September 17, 2015.



Published September 14, 2015 by with 0 comments


Grandmother of four is a friend to a thousand

Phyllis Corbitt, President of Old Colony Tenant Task Force discusses her passion to serve Old Colony's community and advocate for the elderly.



Published August 26, 2015 by with 0 comments


Surprises are for leaders like Adline Stallings

On July 25, at Mission Main's Family Fun Day event, Willie Pearl hosted a dedication to Adline Stallings of Mission Main Tenant Task Force.



Published August 03, 2015 by with 0 comments


Tenant leader furthers smoke-free trend in Section 8 subsidized private housing

Earlier this summer, Edna Willrich and her landlord Wendy Rist converted 99-Elm Hill into a smoke-free building.



Published July 27, 2015 by with 1 comments


Notice of Public Meeting

The Boston Housing Authority Monitoring Committee to meet Thursday July 30, 2015.



Published July 27, 2015 by with 0 comments


When school's out, lunch is still served

Bromely residents attend the Anna Cole community center summer kick off on June 8, 2015.



Published July 13, 2015 by with 1 comments


Getting to know Charlestown's Big Mama

A feature on Betty Carrington, President of Charlestown's Tenant Task Force.



Published July 06, 2015 by with 0 comments


Old Colony celebrates “U” in Community on Unity Day

Hosted by Tenant Task Force, Old Colony public housing residents celebrate their community at Michael J. Perkins Elementary school on unity day with city agencies.



Published June 30, 2015 by with 0 comments


Bridging The Gap Event 2015

BHA and Section 8 residents attend The 6th Annual Bridging the Gap Event at the Amory Housing Development.



Published June 26, 2015 by with 0 comments


Franklin Field rebuilds flooded community center

Franklin Field developement and Home Depot work to create a new multi-setting space for tenants and NAFI culinary students.

By: Salvatrice Hutton



Published June 24, 2015 by with 0 comments


Caps off Charlestown Grads

BHA residents graduate from Charlestown Adult Education program



Published June 22, 2015 by with 0 comments


Notice of Public Meeting

Boston Housing Authority Monitoring Committee to meet Thursday, May 28, 2015



Published May 19, 2015 by Emely Medina with 0 comments


BHA Landlord Wins Award

Office of Fair Housing and Equity recognizes BHA landlord as award recipient



Published April 28, 2015 by ibayturk with 0 comments


Casting Call for ReThink Documentary

National campaign stresses importance and value of public housing



Published April 01, 2015 by ibayturk with 0 comments


BHA Monitoring Committee Meeting

Notice of public meeting for BHA's Monitering Committee

Published March 18, 2015 by ibayturk with 1 comments


Public Housing Family Self-Sufficiency Program

FSS is helping families become self-supporting



Published March 13, 2015 by ibayturk with 1 comments


Integrated Pest Management Training

BHA hosts IPM training



Published March 03, 2015 by ibayturk with 0 comments


This Way Ahead

This Way Ahead Program accepting applications for paid summer internship



Published February 12, 2015 by ibayturk with 0 comments


MONB Immigration Clinics

Mayor's Office of New Bostonians offering free immigration clinics



Published February 06, 2015 by ibayturk with 0 comments


Notice of Public Meeting

Boston Housing Authority Monitoring Committee meeting was cancelled due to blizzard



Published January 21, 2015 by Emely Medina with 0 comments


BHA awards Police and Safety Officer of the Month

Police Officer Shannon O’Donnell and Safety Officer Shayne Spencer awarded Officers of the Month



Published January 15, 2015 by Emely Medina with 0 comments


Healthy Start in Housing provides housing and services to women with high risk pregnancies

Participants speak out about how finding stable housing has helped them

Published December 16, 2014 by Lydia Agro with 0 comments


Interested in a Northeastern University Scholarship?

Upcoming BHA Information Session at Northeastern University’s Visitor Center for BHA residents
 

Published November 28, 2014 by Lydia Agro with 0 comments


Old Colony: Home Is Where the Hope Is

What does home mean to children in South Boston's Old Colony public housing?



Published November 26, 2014 by ibayturk with 0 comments


The Partnership in Health and Housing (PHH) at BU’s School of Public Health awarded funding to continue the Boston Senior Oral Health Program

Program assistedThe Partnership in Health and Housing (PHH) at BU’s School of Public Health awarded funding to continue the Boston Senior Oral Health Program 245 public housing seniors with free dental care last year



Published November 25, 2014 by ibayturk with 0 comments


New BHA Monitoring Committee Meets

The Monitoring Committee is appointed by the Mayor of Boston to periodically review matters relating to the management and performance of Boston Housing Authority (BHA), and to report these matters to the Mayor



Published November 17, 2014 by ibayturk with 1 comments


BHA Policies Currently Out for Public Comment

Check out our Five-Year Plan, new plan for housing elderly and non-elderly disabled residents and changes to the Section 8 program



Published November 14, 2014 by ibayturk with 0 comments


Integrated Pest Management Training

BHA hosts IPM training



Published October 17, 2014 by ibayturk with 0 comments


Call for Nominations - 2014 We Are Boston Youth Action Award

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Office of New Bostonians seek to honor outstanding youth leaders who have made invaluable contributions in promoting and embracing Boston’s rich diversity and facilitating New Bostonians’ full participation in the life of the City of Boston.



Published October 07, 2014 by ibayturk with 0 comments