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29 Mar
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RHA returns to City Council with Updated Plans for Fairgrounds Redevelopment

Sunday, March 29, 2015 WIFR 23 ROCKFORD (WIFR) — There’s a new plan to revamp public housing in Rockford. This coming after city council shot down previous plans for the Fairgrounds Valley Housing Complex. Rockford Housing Authority’s CEO Ron Clewer ...

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28 Mar
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The rocky road to redeveloping Rockford’s public housing

Saturday, March 28, 2015 By Lindsey Holden Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — Two years after Linda Seay moved into her apartment in the Jane Addams Park complex, she still feels lucky to call it home. “I cried when I (saw) the apartment,” ...

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27 Mar
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Rockford Housing Authority to present public housing overhaul plan to aldermen

Friday, March 27, 2015 By Lindsey Holden Rockford Register Star Posted Mar. 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 7:53 PM ROCKFORD — Rockford Housing Authority officials expect to present plans Monday to a divided City Council to ...

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27 Mar
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RHA residents make documentaries

Friday, March 27, 2015 WIFR 23 Some folks living in poverty on Rockford’s west side are sharing their stories of struggle in a special way. Some people who live in the Rockford Housing Authority are sharing these stories through a ...

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27 Mar
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Rockford Housing Authority residents taught documentary skills

Friday, March 27, 2015 By Sunny Strader Rockford Register Star Posted Mar. 27, 2015 at 6:19 PM Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 9:18 PM ROCKFORD — Yatte Moore can’t wait to hang the MakeMovingPictures graduation certificate on his bedroom wall, right next ...

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26 Mar
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Rockford Public Housing residents learn how to get healthy

Thursday, March 26, 2015 By Lindsey Holden Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — A healthier future is in store for Rockford’s public housing residents. Rockford Housing Authority, Angelic Organics and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford are helping them ...

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25 Mar
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‘Lines open’ between police, Rockford Housing Authority residents

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 By Chris Green Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — Most people don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and call police when warranted. That’s not always a first response for residents in public housing, however. Perhaps it’s a ...

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23 Mar
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RHA to Accept Section 8 Applications for the First Time Since 2006

Monday, March 23, 2015 News Release March 23, 2015 Media Contact: Laura Snyder-lsnyder@rockfordha.org – 815-489-8520 Rockford Housing Authority to Accept Applications for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Rockford, IL – The Rockford Housing Authority (RHA) will begin accepting pre-applications for the Section ...

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23 Mar
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Rockford Housing Authority accepting section 8 applications for first time since 2006

Monday, March 23, 2015 Rockford Register Star By Kevin Haas ROCKFORD — The Rockford Housing Authority will open its Section 8 waiting list for the first time since 2006, providing thousands of low-income individuals and families a chance to obtain ...

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13 Mar
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My View: Rockford needs to support efforts for well-managed public housing

Friday, March 13, 2015 Rockford Register Star By Stanley Campbell I encourage the Rockford City Council to respond positively to fixing up Fairgrounds Valley. That place is in such disrepair that almost any rehab would be an improvement. The Rockford ...

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