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13 Nov
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RRSTAR- Rockford Considers New Social Justice Commission

RRSTAR- Rockford Considers New Social Justice Commission By Jeff Kolkey Staff writer   Aldermen will consider Mayor Tom McNamara’s plan on Tuesday ROCKFORD — Mayor Tom McNamara wants to establish an 11-member Community Relations Commission that would serve as an advisory ...

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31 Oct
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ROCKFORD (WREX) —Local Groups Try to Boost Voter Turnout Among Some of Rockford’s Most Vulnerable Areas

Local Groups Try to Boost Voter Turnout Among Some of Rockford’s Most Vulnerable Areas October 16, 2018, 10:07 pm TOP NEWS STORIES, TOP STORIES   ROCKFORD (WREX) — The election in Illinois is less than a month away and the United ...

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02 Oct
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Aging Structures Receive HUD Approval for Demolition

Aging Structures Receive HUD Approval for Demolition The ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY has received approval from HUD for the demolition of two aging structures in our community. Brewington Oaks Apartments is centrally located with two towers near Rockford’s downtown area. The ...

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28 Sep
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Connect to the Future

Connect to the Future ConnectHomeUSA continued its work and expansion by hosting the 4th Annual Summit in September at HUD Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Rockford Housing Authority and other Pilot sites throughout the U.S. were invited. This year’s summit ...

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10 Sep
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SwedishAmerican & Rockford Fire Opening Little Free Library in Southwest Rockford

SwedishAmerican & Rockford Fire Opening Little Free Library in Southwest Rockford SwedishAmerican and Rockford Fire Department are excited to announce it will open a Little Free Library on Rockford Fire Station 3 campus, 888 Marchesano Drive, Rockford. The ambulance themed ...

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04 Sep
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Laura Snyder Appointed New CEO of Rockford Housing Authority

Laura Snyder Appointed New CEO of Rockford Housing Authority It is with great pleasure that the Board of Directors of the Rockford Housing Authority announces today that Laura Snyder interim CEO, is taking on the permanent leadership role as CEO, ...

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22 May
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HUD SECRETARY BEN CARSON DOUBLES DOWN ON DISMANTLING OBAMA-ERA FAIR-HOUSING POLICIES

By Tracy Jan May 19 at 10:45 AM Washington Post The Trump administration is doubling down on its efforts to undo Obama-era fair-housing policies in the wake of a lawsuit alleging that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development had wrongfully ...

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10 May
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White House Rescissions Package puts Critical Housing, Community Development Programs at Risk

nhc /press release  TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2018 CONTACT:Andrea Nesby Anesby@nhc.org WASHINGTON—The Office of Management and Budget has requested $15.4 billion in cuts from resources already allocated to federal agencies in a rescissions package sent to Congress today. Included in the request ...

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02 Jan
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Laura Interim CEO

IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 2, 2018 Rockford, IL The Rockford Housing Authority is pleased to announce that Laura Snyder has been appointed interim Chief Executive Officer of the Rockford Housing Authority effective Saturday, December 31, 2017.  With over 19 years of ...

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15 Dec
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ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2017 Rockford, IL ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE ACCEPTING APPLICAITONS ROCKFORD, December 15, 2017 – The Rockford Housing Authority Workforce Development Institute (WDI) is now accepting applications for its classes to be held from ...

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