News

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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12 Mar
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$3.5 million to Rockford on hold after Rauner suspends grants for parks projects

Thursday, March 12, 2015 By Lindsey Clark, 13 WREX ROCKFORD (WREX) -Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner puts a hold on all state grants for park district construction. The city was supposed to get nearly $3.5 million from state grant money. But with ...

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11 Mar
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How Etsy’s IPO could save cities

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 CNN MONEY Can a do-good company jive with Wall Street? Etsy, which filed to become a public company this month, is a certified socially-responsible company, also known as a B Corporation. And it’s the largest one to ...

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01 Mar
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Resident Focus March 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015 Read the March 2015 Resident Programs Newsletter here: Resident Focus

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28 Feb
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My view: Strong, achieving partnerships often begin with simple conversations

Saturday, February 28, 2015 From the Rockford Register Star By Jack Becherer Rockford Health System In fall 2014, a discussion between representatives of Rockford Health System and the Rockford and Winnebago County housing authorities led to a new idea in ...

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26 Feb
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Sabrooke Park Playground Improvements

Thursday, February 26, 2015 News Release February 26, 2014 Media Contacts: Jodi Stromberg-jstromberg@rockfordha.org – 815-489-8578 Laura Gibbs Green-lauragibbsgreen@rockfordparkdistrict.org – 815-298-5496 Sabrooke Park Playground Improvements Rockford, IL – The Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners approved a construction contract on February ...

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