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21 Apr
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Project Workshop

Project Workshop | May 18, 2017 Morning Session: 8 AM – Noon Afternoon Session: Noon – 4 PM Please join the Rockford Housing Authority (RHA) on May 18th to learn about this exciting project to reduce costs for public housing ...

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13 Apr
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NOTICE OF INTENT TO CHANGE THE ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY’S HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (HVC) UTILITY ALLOWANCE

Please be advised that the Rockford Housing Authority is posting for public comment, a proposed change of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Utility Allowance. The proposed change is available for inspection during regular working hours at the following location: Rockford ...

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17 Mar
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RHA is pleased to announce that Laura Snyder has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of the agency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2017 Rockford, IL The Rockford Housing Authority is pleased to announce that Laura Snyder has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of the agency.  Ms. Snyder will assume the new role Monday, March 21, ...

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03 Mar
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Rockford Housing Authority serving the greater Rockford area announced today

Media Release For Immediate Release Please: March 2, 2017 Contact:  Ron Clewer, CEO 815-299-8019 Rockford, Illinois The Rockford Housing Authority serving the greater Rockford area announced today that Ron Clewer CEO, of RHA and Director of Bridge Rockford Alliance, Inc. ...

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03 Feb
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Rockford Housing Authority announces the 2018 “What Home Means to Me” poster contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2017 Rockford, IL Rockford Housing Authority announces the 2018 “What Home Means to Me” poster contest We all know that everyone defines the word “Home” differently, and our youth are no exception, often bringing an ...

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30 Jan
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Join Thousands of Advocates Nationwide in Celebrating EITC Awareness Day

Since 1975, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) has been among the most powerful anti-poverty tools in our country. Because the EITC is a fully refundable tax credit that puts money back into the hands of hard-working taxpayers, it often represents ...

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30 Jan
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How Rockford police are pushing back against violent crime

Jan 28, 2017 By Jeff Kolkey Staff writer RRSTAR web article: Link ROCKFORD – Police Chief Dan O’Shea sees the violence that in 2016 led to the most homicides in Rockford since 1996 as a community problem that can’t be solved by ...

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25 Jan
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Project First Rate hosted “Doing business with RHA” on Procurement, Purchasing and Section 3

Many thanks to Jake Castanza at Project First Rate who hosted “Doing business with RHA” a presentation on Procurement and Purchasing and Section 3. Before an audience of more than 65 union contractors, employers, and employees, RHA’s Procurement Manager Ann ...

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04 Jan
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Public engagement with Orton Keys Residents for neighborhood redesign.

Public engagement is a large part of the work RHA and Gorman and Company have done. This approach is no different at Orton Keyes as it goes through a RAD (Rental Assistance Demonstration) redesign. To date, RHA, Gorman and DPZ ...

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22 Dec
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Rockford Housing Authority awarded ConnectHome AmeriCorps VISTA to Bridge the Digital Divide for Low to Moderate Income Residents

US Census Bureau’s 2013 American Community survey reports that over 63 million (21.4%) Americans lack access to any Internet subscription. Almost 17.5 million (6.7%) Americans are restricted to mobile-only Internet service. Low-income & minority Americans disproportionately find themselves on the ...

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