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26 Jun
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City of Rockford releases details on New Towne Drive affordable-housing plan

Friday, June 26, 2015 By Isaac Guerrero and Lindsey Holden Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — The city of Rockford has posted a zoning application on its website that offers a glimpse of what a 65-unit affordable-housing development proposed for South New Towne Drive ...

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25 Jun
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Fairgrounds fight fuels both sides of Rockford’s South New Towne affordable housing debate

Thursday, June 25, 2015 Read the full story here: Fairgrounds fight fuels both sides of Rockford’s South New Towne affordable housing debate Rockford Register Star Action against the two households has been initiated, and both likely will be evicted from ...

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22 Jun
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Gorman, Rockford Housing Authority win $12M in tax credits

Monday, June 22, 2015 By Lindsey Holden and Isaac Guerrero Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — A private developer and the Rockford Housing Authority are a step closer to building 65 affordable-housing apartments on the east side. The Illinois Housing Development ...

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19 Jun
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Gorman on affordable-housing plan for New Towne Drive

Friday, June 19, 2015 Read the full story here: Residents clash with Rockford agency, Gorman on affordable-housing plan for New Towne Drive Rockford Register Star Video from community meeting Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Gregory Elementary School, 4820 Carol Court ...

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16 Jun
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Myth vs. Fact: The public housing proposal for Rockford’s New Towne Drive

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 By Lindsey Holden Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — A proposed Rockford Housing Authority and Gorman & Co. low-income housing development on South New Towne Drive is attracting significant community attention. More than 1,000 residents have signed ...

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10 Jun
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My Brother’s Keeper to host community event about crime

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 ROCKFORD (WREX) – Having a conversation about crime, police and the community is what one local organization wants to spark. And it invites you to help. The My Brother’s Keeper town hall panel will  also touch ...

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04 Jun
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Rockford officials, residents address crime at town hall meeting

Thursday, June 4, 2015 By Lindsey Holden Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — Better neighborhood programming and increased inter-agency cooperation are two ways to reduce crime, community leaders and residents said Thursday at a town hall meeting called to discuss violence ...

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03 Jun
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Controversial Rockford Housing Authority plan sparks public housing debate

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 By Lindsey Holden ROCKFORD — A plan to build up to 70 apartments for low-income residents on the city’s east side has met opposition from neighbors, a prominent developer and even elected officials while begging a ...

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01 Jun
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Resident Focus – June 2015 newsletter

Monday, June 1, 2015 Our Resident Programs Department is made up of educated and talented individuals. Our aim is to keep you informed and enlightened with current news and updates. Read the Resident Focus – June 2015 Newsletter.

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19 May
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RHA proposes housing development off East State Street

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 ROCKFORD (WIFR) – Public housing could be on its way to Rockford’s east side after the Housing Authority closes on a piece of land just off of East State Street. RHA bought a section of land ...

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