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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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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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