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01 Apr
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Rockford, Winnebago County Housing Authorities not Chosen for $28M grant

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Rockford, Winnebago County housing authorities not chosen for $28M grant By Jennifer Wheeler Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — Rockford and Winnebago County housing authorities have lost out on a $28 million federal grant that could have sparked a transformation in one of ...

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01 Apr
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The RHA Pledges Energy Efficiency Contracts/Goals

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 News Release April 1, 2014 The RHA Pledges Energy EfficiencyContracts/Goals Rockford, IL- The Rockford Housing Authority, continues to seek pathways toimprove operational efficiency as well as ways to improve the condition of properties in our portfolio; all in ...

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30 Mar
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Project to Rebuild RHA Complex Hits Speed Bump

Sunday, March 30, 2014 ROCKFORD (WIFR) — The Rockford Housing Authority will have to look for other funding sources for a project to rebuild the Fairgrounds Valley Housing Complex. CEO Ron Clewer says he just found out RHA didn’t get a ...

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28 Mar
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Parolee Call-In: One Year Later

Friday, March 28, 2014 Parolee Call-in: One Year Later ROCKFORD (WIFR) — Just a day after investigators say a parolee shot at a Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputy Rockford Police tell us what’s being done to stop criminals from re-offending. A plan ...

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25 Mar
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Gallup Poll Ranks Rockford as 13th Least Desirable City

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 ROCKFORD (WIFR 23 News) — Transform Rockford is trying to turn our city around. However, we can’t seem to escape the polls, putting our home as one of the least attractive places to live. The Gallup poll puts ...

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21 Mar
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HUD grant to help improve RHA Properties

Friday, March 21, 2014 HUD GRANT TO HELP IMPROVE RHA PROPERTIES By Samantha Jeffreys, WREX   ROCKFORD (WREX) -Thanks to millions of dollars of grant money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, local and public housing in ...

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18 Mar
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Spring Dance Lessons

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Orton Keyes, Blackhawk Courts and Fairgrounds Valley residents: sign your children up for the RHA Spring dance clinics! Details here:  

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22 Feb
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Our View: Developer’s record makes hotel realistic

Saturday, February 22, 2014 Gorman & Co. successfully completed our Jane Addam’s development. Now, they are taking on the Amercock/Ziock building. Details below from the Register Star: ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR Why should we be excited about this proposal to restore ...

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22 Jan
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White House Announces Seven New SC-2 Communities

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 WHITE HOUSE ANNOUNCES SEVEN NEW SC2 COMMUNITIES This information, from the blog of The Alliance for Children and Families, was written by Maureen Richey and is also available here: http://unca-acf.org/ Last week, the White House officially announced that seven ...

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16 Jan
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Rockford chosen for federal community improvement program

Thursday, January 16, 2014 ROCKFORD CHOSEN FOR FEDERAL COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM  by Samantha Jeffries ROCKFORD (WREX) -Rockford is joining six other cities around the country as part of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) program. The federal program will help ...

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