Author Archives: RHA

22 Jul
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S. New Towne Housing Project Lawsuit Thrown Out by Judge

http://www.mystateline.com/news/s-new-towne-housing-project-lawsuit-thrown-out-by-judge

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22 Jul
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IL Sen. Durbin announces $2.8M in funding for housing/community development

Friday, July 22, 2016 U.S. Senator from Illinois Dick Durbin (D) announced Tuesday that 22 communities in Illinois will receive a total of $2,846,926 in grant funding. The funds were granted through the Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) Public Housing Family ...

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18 Jul
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I AM Self Sufficient

The Rockford Housing Authority takes part in HUD’s Family Self Sufficiency Program (FSS), which aims to get families on the fast track to being financially self-sufficient and for those who choose, owning their own home. Tikisha Ellis is one participant ...

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15 Jul
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Telling Stories, Telling Belongings

On June 16, 2016, over 50 members of the Rockford community shared and listened to stories of living in Rockford. The event, entitled Telling Stories, Telling Belongings took place at Fairgrounds Valley Community Center, inside one of Rockford’s housing properties. ...

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08 Jul
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I AM Safe Housing

Having a home is more than simply a roof over your head. It provides stability, a place where people have refuge from the world. It provides a sense of continuity in life. Many people, however, lack the stability and continuity ...

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29 Jun
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Rockford Rotary Club Donates Labyrinth to Celebrate 100 years

The Rotary Club of Rockford recently celebrated 100 years of service. To commemorate it, they dedicated a labyrinth in the Ellis Heights Neighborhood on Wednesday, June 15. The 100th year project was a collaboration with the City of Rockford and ...

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27 Jun
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Trio of Rockford civic leaders want city to give $600K for neighborhood renewal near Kishwaukee Elementary School

By Brittany Keeperman Staff writer Posted Jun. 26, 2016 at 10:44 AM Updated at 1:26 PM ROCKFORD — Three civic leaders are asking the city for $200,000 a year for three years to revive a southeast side neighborhood as the ...

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21 Jun
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Rockford Housing Authority plans to amplify security, spread affordable housing throughout the region

Source: Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — The city’s housing authority will increase security at its residential properties in the coming year and collaborate with developers and other housing authorities to replace old public housing with new and renovated properties throughout ...

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20 Jun
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Meggi and Erin’s Baby Shower

Philip Green said, “It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.”The joint baby shower held June 3, 2016 was one of those days where the balance between work, friends and family ...

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17 Jun
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Telling Stories, Telling Belongings

Last night, over 50 members of the Rockford community came out to share their stories of living in Rockford. Located at the Fairgrounds Valley Community Center, the event offered an opportunity for public housing residents, Rockford Housing Authority employees, and ...

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