Author Archives: RHA

11 Apr
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Fairgrounds resident receives new home from Habitat For Humanity

Tikisha Ellis is currently a Rockford Housing Authority resident, but later this year she will be leaving Fairgrounds to live in her own home.  Since arriving at Fairgrounds it has always been her dream to own a house. Thanks to ...

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08 Apr
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I Am: Everything

Community has been at the heart of conversation for centuries. Ancient philosophers debated and discussed different societal factors which they believed to make a good, strong community. Interestingly their conversations have some relevancy with the current climate in Rockford. Do ...

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05 Apr
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I Am Rockford: Community Perception

I Am Rockford is a unifying movement that strives  to start a constructive discussion about affordable housing in Rockford. The prominent message in I Am Rockford trandscends the people highlighted, to engage the community as a whole. We are advancing ...

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01 Apr
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A Matter of Place, shown by Prairie State Legal Services

Have you ever been discriminated against while searching for a home? Chances are if you are white, healthy and straight probably not, so it may not be something you think about on a regular basis. But before you know it, ...

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29 Mar
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Gorman & Company Assumes Property Management For Fairgrounds Valley

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gorman & Company Assumes Property Management For Fairgrounds Valley Management Transition for the 210 apartment units is Key Element of Partnership with Rockford Housing Authority to Create a New Blueprint for Public Housing in Rockford Rockford, IL—March ...

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28 Mar
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A Pocketful of Faith, I Am Rockford

Yolanda recounts her personal journey as a current RHA resident and looks hopeful to the future. She talks about how RHA and her faith have helped her see a vision for a successful future. Yolanda Nelson brings a different perspective ...

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28 Mar
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Money Smart Week, April 23 – 30

Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances… April 23 – 30 Saving on Medicare Establishing a Credit Score Spend Smart, ...

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22 Mar
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ConnectHome – low to no cost internet access and computer devices

In July, 2015 The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced ConnectHome. In just a few months the City of Rockford and Rockford Housing Authority became one of 28 pilot sites in the nation. In October, RHA and the City ...

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21 Mar
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I Am Rockford, Education Empowerment

Shauna Cain sets an example for public housing residents. She shares a story about the importance of opportunity and education and her own diligence in completing her education. This was her ticket to move up and out of RHA and ...

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16 Mar
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Rockford Housing Authority welcomes new extern

Please join us in welcoming our new paralegal extern, Jordan Smallwood, from Rockford Career College. We are looking forward to having Jordan on our team as she learns about Rockford Housing Authority and the great work that we do here.

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