Author Archives: RHA

20 Jun
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RHA Gorman & Company Official Ribbon Cutting at Orton Keys

What unifies a city more than the people living in it? The Rockford Housing Authority and Gorman & Company have taken tremendous strides towards Rockford’s longtime goal of unification in the completion of their newest development, the Orton Keyes affordable ...

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14 Jun
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The Summer Food Service Program 2019

The Summer Food Service Program 2019 With the beginning of summer arriving, many students will be ready to enjoy their fun filled break from school. However, for many families in our community, when school is out their kids will no ...

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12 Jun
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The RHA is Nominated for the National NAHRO Award of Excellence for the Life Skills Piloted Program

“Bridging the Gap Between Community & Law Enforcement,” The Life Skills Program The Rockford Housing Authority has been honored with this year’s Award of Merit and is Nominated for the National NAHRO Award of Excellence for the Life Skills Piloted ...

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29 May
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The Family Peace Center

The Family Peace Center Keeping Our Families Safe And Securing A Safer Community Rockford Housing Authority’s Leadership Team The Rockford Housing Authority’s leadership team, represented by Owen Carter, Director of Housing Operations and Odessa Walker, Director of Human Services are ...

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14 May
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The Maker Movement 2019

Maker Movement Manifesto “Making is fundamental to what it means to be human. We must make, create, and express ourselves to feel whole. There is something unique about making physical things. Things we make are like little pieces of us ...

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22 Apr
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The U.S. Fair Housing Law 2019

The U.S. Fair Housing Law 2019 April 2019, has marked the fifty-first anniversary of the passage of the U.S. Fair Housing Law, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which enunciates a national policy of Fair Housing without ...

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22 Apr
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RHA Offers Buyouts, Braces for Cuts

RHA Offers Buyouts, Braces for Cuts By Jeff Kolkey Staff writer ROCKFORD — The Rockford Housing Authority is bracing for potential federal budget cuts, offering employees a buyout in hopes of reducing staff. Executive Director Laura Snyder said the Housing ...

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04 Apr
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Changes in HUD inspections timing

HUD TO DRASTICALLY CUT NOTICE FOR INSPECTIONS OF PUBLIC HOUSING AND PRIVATELY  OWNED APARTMENT BUILDINGS The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is launching a series of listening sessions around the nation to gather input from the public ...

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29 Mar
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Dorothy “Kammie” Kamenshek

Dorothy Kamenshek is often called the best female baseball player ever playing first base and at bat. At only 17, when Chicago Cubs owner Philip K. Wrigley founded the All-American Girls Professional League in 1943 because, most of the Men’s ...

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28 Mar
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Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker was much more than a successful performer; she was a WWll spy and activist. Baker was one of the most successful French performers at the time. She used her fame and talents to help and support the greater ...

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