Housing Authority

Michael Lara

Executive Director      

(617) 923-3950


The Housing Authority meets the second Monday of each month.


Commissioner’s Name Address Seat Position Term Expires
Mr. Allen Gallagher 16 Hawthorne Street   Chairperson 05-15-2020
Thomas P. Beggan 4 Pilgrim Road State Appointee Treasurer 05-07-2021
Mrs. Cynthia Galligan 14 Grandview Avenue Labor Representative Vice-Chairperson 05-01-2021
Mrs. Shannon Lawn 20 Pilgrim Road   Vice-Treasurer 05-15-2024
Mrs. Patricia Santos 100 Warren St, A301 Tenant Representative Member 05-15-2023


Commissioners are responsible for establishing operating procedures and policies for the Authority. Persons with an understanding and appreciation for the housing needs of low-income residents in the community are encouraged to apply.

Vacancy / Term

Five members, five-year term

The Watertown Housing Authority is located at 55 Waverly Avenue. 617-923-3950