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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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16 Dec
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Federal Public Housing Smoking Ban May Not Affect Rockford Area | WNIJ and WNIU

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced a smoking ban in public housing, effective within the next year or so. But what does that mean for nearby communities? CREDIT ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY About 4,000 residents live in ...

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12 Dec
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My Brother’s Keeper Day of Action

The My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge is a call to action for cities, Tribal Nations, towns, and counties to build and execute robust plans to ensure that all young people—no matter who they are, where they come from, or the ...

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09 Dec
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The Workforce Connection Job Services

See the Latest Help Wanted listings for the Rockford, Freeport and Belvidere area Please fellow this Link: Click Here The Workforce Connection Job Services Services available free of charge at The Workforce Connection offices in Rockford, Belvidere and Freeport include: ...

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