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We maintain and inspect every apartment, and offer a wide variety of services to our residents.

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A Closer Look

Meet the urban farmer at Mary-Ellen McCormack

People were hungry in George Benner’s South Boston community. His neighbors, his family, his friends all needed food. So, he grew some. Now, the Northeastern graduate is running an urban farming and food program called Round Table that’s served more than 60,000 meals in the last decade.

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Boston Housing Monitoring Committee to Meet

Boston Housing Monitoring Committee to Meet

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Who We Are


Boston Housing Authority (BHA) provides affordable housing to more than 58,000 residents in and around the City of Boston. Residents are assisted through a combination of public housing and federal and state voucher subsidy programs that provide a wide variety of housing opportunities. As the largest public housing authority in New England, the BHA houses close to 9 percent of the city's residents. 

Our mission is to provide stable, quality affordable housing for low and moderate income persons; to deliver these services with integrity and mutual accountability; and to create living environments which serve as catalysts for the transformation from dependency to economic self-sufficiency.

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