Author Archives: RHA

17 Feb
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DUCKWORTH, DURBIN $16 MILLION TO SUPPORT PUBLIC HOUSING

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) today announced $16,585,075 in federal funding to public housing authorities throughout Northwest Illinois for development, financing and modernization of public housing properties. This funding was allocated though the ...

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27 Jan
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The Family Peace Center

On January 23rd, 2020, Beth Edge, a domestic violence survivor, spoke of The Family Peace Center, where individuals living with domestic violence can take their children and themselves to a safe place. Edge was joined by the mayor of Rockford, ...

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24 Jan
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The Rockford Annual Chamber of Commerce Dinner

The Rockford Annual Chamber of Commerce Dinner: The RHA Leadership Team members, including Laura Snyder CEO of the Rockford Housing Authority, Odessa Walker Director of Human Services, and Laura Martinez, Family Self Sufficient Specialist attended the annual event. The keynote ...

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24 Jan
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The Poverty Connection

“THE POVERTY CONNECTION” JANUARY 2020 IS NATIONAL POVERTY AWARENESS MONTH “National Poverty Awareness Month represents an opportunity to connect people to the 40+ million Americans living in poverty and the 18 million living in persistent poverty.” UNDERSTANDING POVERTY AS A ...

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17 Jan
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Future uncertain for Rockford’s Brewington Oaks public housing towers

Future uncertain for Rockford’s Brewington Oaks public housing towers By Ken DeCoster Staff writer Posted Jan 16, 2020 at 4:18 PM Updated at 8:20 AM Rockford Housing Authority still has no timetable for demolition ROCKFORD — More than a year ...

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15 Jan
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Congratulations to Laura Snyder, CEO of the Rockford Housing Authority

Congratulations to Laura Snyder, CEO of the Rockford Housing Authority who attended and received the PHADA Management Certification from the PHADA Rutgers Executive Director Education Program 2020. The conference included three days of engaging education sessions and ample networking opportunities. ...

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31 Dec
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ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY CLARIFIES THAT RESIDENTS MAY NOT PARTAKE IN THE STATE’S SOON-TO-BE-LEGAL CANNABIS INDUSTRY IN THE COMFORT OF THEIR HOMES

The Rockford Housing Authority clarifies today, that while the state of Illinois will become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana on January 1, 2020 after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the legislation into effect in June of this year, Rockford ...

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28 Oct
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National Bullying Prevention Month

In 2006, PACER The National Bullying Prevention Center designated October as National Bullying Prevention Month. Throughout the month of October, everyone is encouraged to join the nationwide conversation on bullying prevention and support. Bullying as defined by Illinois anti-bullying laws ...

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03 Sep
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RHA and Project First Rate’s Contractor Event September 12, 2019

Hello, I would like to formally invite you or a representative from your company to join the Rockford Housing Authority and Project First Rate to the first of many opportunities to learn about the upcoming construction and maintenance projects for ...

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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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