SHA Administration

The Somerville Housing Authority employees more than 80 people, many who live in the city. Our Departments include, Tenant Selection, Finance, Modernization, Public Safety, Maintenance, and Resident Services. Our mission is to assist low and moderate-income families, elderly and disabled, and help them obtain affordable housing that is safe, decent and sanitary. We commit to advocate for and serve the needs of our residents, and to encourage and assist all those whom can achieve maximum independence to do so. Through our efforts, we will create and expand affordable housing opportunities for the diverse population of Somerville residents. We will create and encourage resident self-sufficiency and independence. We will efficiently allocate our resources encouraging innovation while working together as a team. We will foster respect for residents, co-workers, and community.

Our offices are open from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Friday 8:00 a.m. to noon .To accommodate individuals who are not available during the day we are open Thursday 8:00a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Translation services are available on request. We have staff members that are fluent in Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Board of Commissioners