Category Archives: Blog

31 Dec
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Vien Sati, Foremen for RHA Retirement Celebration

Vien Sati, Foremen for Rockford Housing Authority, began his career at RHA in December of 1987. He has risen through the maintenance ranks starting as a janitor and was promoted in April of 2018 to Foreman of overall day to ...

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23 Dec
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Holiday Message from Laura Snyder, RHA CEO

These past few months have affected the lives of people around the globe. Our points of reference changed overnight. We were forced to instantly modify our habits and discover a new norm for work, school, and everyday living. We learned ...

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16 Nov
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IL COVID-19 Hospitalizations Reach All-Time High

Across IL, the number of patients in Illinois hospitals with COVID-like illnesses has reached an all-time high, with 5,258 people across the state currently hospitalized because of the virus. Since October 1st, the state has seen a 179% jump in ...

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02 Oct
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The Picture Project

Rockford Housing Authority created a clever activity for our hardworking employees to help make working during COVID-19 a little brighter. The RHA Picture Project was a 4-week long contest where employees share photos throughout the week. Every week had a new ...

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18 Sep
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Hispanic Heritage Month

From September 15th to October 15th is National Hispanic Heritage Month. This month traditionally honors the cultures and contributions  of both the Hispanic and Latino Americans. We celebrate the heritage rooted in all Latin American countries and those from Spain, ...

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24 Jul
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Family Self-Sufficiency Program

The Family Self-Sufficiency Program is a voluntary program established by HUD to promote economic self-sufficiency among RHA participating families. Family Self-Sufficiency Specialists assist you in developing a Service Plan that outlines your goals for the next five years. Emphasis is ...

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24 Jul
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Resident Self Sufficiency Program

  What is the Resident Self Sufficiency (RSS) Program? Take control of your future with the Resident Self Sufficiency program. RSS is all about exploring services that will help residents, not only the adults but the children and senior citizens ...

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24 Jul
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Resident Opportunities Self-Sufficiency Program

The Resident Opportunities Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) program is a public housing resident self-sufficiency program funded through HUD to assist residents with supportive services and service coordination. The purpose of the program is to work with our public housing residents to create ...

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23 Jul
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THE LIFEFORCE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE OVERVIEW

The Lifeforce Development Institute is a 12-week work readiness course preparing people for the workforce. This is a second chance for some and a life-changing moment. The course offers every week pathways out of poverty lessons, financial empowerment skills, and ...

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22 Jul
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REYNALDO SANDOVAL JR LDI GRADUATE

Reynaldo Sandoval JR. is a 2019 LDI graduate; he says that the program was wonderful to him, that his teachers were top-notch and his class was all family. Sandoval says that this program was a life changer and a career ...

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