Author Archives: RHA

14 Nov
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Ruckus in Rockford Gorman & HUD confront NIMBYism By Mark Olshaker

Click Here to Download Full Article Gorman & HUD confront NIMBYism By Mark Olshaker NIMBY – “Not In My Back Yard” – has been a real estate rallying cry for generations – whether it replied to integration, ethnicity, unwanted businesses, ...

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11 Nov
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With Respect, Honor and Gratitude

Today, in honor of Veteran’s Day, it is imperative we reflect on and give thanks for the men and woman who gave of their time to serve our country. We give added thanks to the families of those who paid ...

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11 Nov
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Special Thanks to Rockford Housing Authority Commissioner Jerry Lumpkins

Special Thanks to Rockford Housing Authority Commissioner Jerry Lumpkins Jerry Lumpkins, was raised in Rockford and is an Auburn High School graduate (Class of 89). He received his Bachelor of Science degrees of Political Science and History from Rockford University ...

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09 Nov
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Ryan Stockton joins RHA as the Director of Real Estate Development.

Ryan Stockton joins RHA as the Director of Real Estate Development. Ryan will be responsible for long range planning and to coordinate the development and modernization of RHA facilities.  He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Buxton University ...

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31 Oct
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Mobile Beacon Awards Digital Inclusion Pilot Grant to Rockford Housing Authority and LifeSTEPS

Media Contact: Lauren Yergeau, Mobile Beacon, 401.934.0500 lyergeau@mobilebeacon.org (Johnston, Rhode Island) October 31, 2016 – Mobile Beacon announced today that it has chosen Rockford Housing Authority (RHA) in Illinois and LifeSTEPS (Life Skills Training & Educational Programs) in California as ...

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25 Oct
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Special Rockford police unit to patrol Rockford Housing Authority properties

 By Jeff Kolkey RRStar  Staff writer ROCKFORD — Aldermen tonight agreed to create a new Rockford Police Department unit that will primarily patrol Rockford Housing Authority properties. The RHA will pay the city about $950,000 a year for the salary ...

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19 Oct
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Commitments Award Recognizes Bridge Rockford Alliance for Engaging All Voices

October 19, 2016 Commitments Award Recognizes Bridge Rockford Alliance for Engaging All Voices Bridge Rockford Alliance  of Rockford, Illinois, to receive the 2016 Alliance Commitments Award for Engaging All Voices at the 2016 Alliance National Conference in LA. Bridge Rockford ...

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10 Oct
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Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship program

ADME Applications are open! Are you an entrepreneur in Chicago, Rockford or Peoria with a business idea you are passionate about? We invite you to apply to be a member of the first ADME cohort. The Advancing the Development of ...

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10 Oct
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2016 Outstanding Service to the Agency Award winner Carandus Brown

The Outstanding Service to the Agency Award – goes to an individual who exhibiting exceptional service to RHA, its mission and its goals. In 2015 Sharon Masso won the award. This year’s recipient gives of himself in many ways, including ...

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06 Oct
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The 2016 George Poole Award for Resident Advancement

The George Poole Award for Resident Advancement goes to an individual who exhibits an undying passion for, advocacy of and interest in the advancement of RHA residents. 2015 was the first year for this award however, the recipient’s family was ...

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