Author Archives: RHA

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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12 Apr
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BRIDGING DIVIDES, BUILDING COMMUNITY

BRIDGING DIVIDES, BUILDING COMMUNITY ‘I AM Unbroken Communities.’ Rev. Jeffrey Brown was one of the key architects behind the “Boston Miracle,” which saw the violent crime rate among youth plummet by 79% over a decade. Today, he works with faith ...

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29 Mar
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A STORY OF BELIEF IN COLLABORATION, DIALOGUE AND ENGAGEMENT

A STORY OF BELIEF IN COLLABORATION, DIALOGUE AND ENGAGEMENT A Community’s well-being is the outcome of a multifaceted interplay of social, cultural, economic and environmental influences that is beyond any one individual or organization. The long-lasting resolutions to improve community ...

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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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17 Mar
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The Past, Present, and Future of Housing in Rockford

“The Past, Present, and Future of Housing in Rockford” On Sunday, February 26, 2017 Midway Village Museum hosted a community Forum “The Past, Present, and Future of Housing in Rockford”. As the Rockford community works to become a top 25 ...

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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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01 Mar
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The Past, Present and Future of Housing in Rockford

On Sunday February 26, 2016 Midway Village Museum hosted a community Forum “The Past, Present and Future of Housing in Rockford”. As the Rockford community works to become a top 25 community by 2025, it must transform itself into a ...

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27 Feb
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Black History Month – Shelton Kay

Shelton Kay a native of Shaker Heights, OH, came to Rockford, IL, to attend Rockford College. He has since spent all of his adult life serving the Rockford community. He graduated in 1977 with degrees in Psychology and Education. The ...

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17 Feb
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Black History Month – Fair Housing Act of 1968

President Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act in 1968. The Civil Rights Act signed into law in April 1968–popularly known as the Fair Housing Act–prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin ...

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17 Feb
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Black History Month – Charles Box

Charles Box, a native Rockfordian and former Mayor, was born February 24, 1951, to Horace and Adeller Blake Box. In 1947, his family migrated from Arkansas to Rockford, Illinois. Charles stated, “When I was born, we lived in a place ...

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