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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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15 May
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Rockford Housing Authority staff recognized for leadership accomplishments

Friday, May 15, 2015 Several Rockford Housing Authority employees recently earned leadership achievements. Ron Clewer earned a Certificate in Executive Leadership, Deryk Hayes completed the first component of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Executive Leadership Institute, and Bridget ...

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15 May
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RHA buys land off Rockford’s East State Street for housing

Friday, May 15, 2015 The Rockford Housing Authority just bought land on the city’s east side. The sale solidifies that the housing agency is ready to move forward with it’s latest proposal for Fairgrounds Valley, despite it’s mixed reception at ...

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11 May
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Rockford Housing Authority finishing eco-friendly upgrades

Monday, May 11, 2015 By – Associated Press – Monday, May 11, 2015 ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) – The Rockford Housing Authority is making efforts to be more energy efficient. The Rockford Register Star reports that the agency is finishing up ...

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10 May
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Rockford Housing Authority invests in solar panels, other efficiency upgrades

Sunday, May 10, 2015 By Lindsey Holden Rockford Register Star Posted May 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM Updated May 10, 2015 at 9:15 PM ROCKFORD — The city’s public housing units will soon be more energy-efficient. The Rockford Housing Authority is ...

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01 May
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Resident Focus – May 2015 Newsletter

Friday, May 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 – May 2015 Newsletter.

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23 Apr
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Area housing authority leaders elected to regional council

Thursday, April 23, 2015 ROCKFORD — Alan Zais, executive director for the Winnebago and Boone County housing authorities, and Ron Clewer, CEO of the Rockford Housing Authority, recently were elected to new positions in the North Central Regional Chapter of ...

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21 Apr
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Residents work to transform Orchid neighborhood

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Three years ago Rockford’s Orchid neighborhood was named the fifth most dangerous area in the country according to a website called Neighborhood Scout. But, today, residents say it’s a different story. “Oh my gosh, it was ...

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