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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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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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13 Jun
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4th Annual Concert 4 Kidz

  June 18th, the 4th Annual Concert 4 Kidz returns to the Rockford area. This event will be held at Black Hawk Courts at 330 15th Ave, Rockford, IL 61104. The concert is free for the entire family. There will ...

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18 May
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COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR – FRIDAY MAY 13

The Community Resource Fair last Friday May 13, held at the Rockford Public Library Auditorium was a success! We estimate that more than 200 people went through the event and there were several attendees to the mini informational workshops as ...

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02 May
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Did You Know that Rockford Housing Authority Residents Pay more than $2.2 Million Annually in Rent

The determination of a family’s income is reviewed before the family is allowed to move into assisted housing and at least annually thereafter. The amount of assistance paid on behalf of the family is calculated using the family’s annual income ...

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29 Apr
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Did You Know…RHA Services more than 3400 Children Annually

It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the deep water than to cause one of these children to stumble….. Strange as it may be these are not the ...

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27 Apr
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Did You Know the Rockford Housing Authority Owns more than 300 Scattered Site Units throughout the City of Rockford

Rockford Housing Authority owns 300 scattered sites, which are houses and duplexes “scattered” throughout the City of Rockford.  The current value of these homes and duplexes is over $19.7 million.  ($19,763,349)  RHA strives to make our scattered site program an ...

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25 Apr
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Did You Know Our Senior and Disabled Residents Live on an Average Social Security Income of $10,889 per Year

Our senior and disabled residents live on an average Social Security income of $10,889/year. Socioeconomic status (SES) is often measured as a combination of education, income and occupation. It is commonly conceptualized as the social standing or class of an ...

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25 Apr
0

NAHRO International Research and Global Committee News!

An IRGE members observations from Learning from the City By Ron Clewer Held at the University of Chicago on March 31, this day long, regional dialogue on the global urban agenda was packed with incredible presenters and information. As one ...

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