Category Archives: News

16 Apr
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Rockford Housing Authority Approves Brewington Oak Demolition

Ken DeCoster Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — The Rockford Housing Authority board voted unanimously Thursday to demolish the vacant Brewington Oaks housing development in the city’s ORCHiD neighborhood. Commissioners awarded a $1,544,400 demolition contract to N-TRAK Group of Loves Park ...

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08 Apr
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HUD ALLOCATES NEARLY $700 MILLION FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

HUD No. 21-053 HUD Public Affairs (202) 708-0685 FOR RELEASE Tuesday April 6, 2021   HUD ALLOCATES NEARLY $700 MILLION FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING Historic allocation through Housing Trust Fund will help states produce more affordable housing for extremely low- and ...

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06 Apr
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A Moratorium on Utility Shut-offs Ends on April 1st, 2021

On April 1, a moratorium on utility shut-offs ends. What does that mean? The Citizen’s Utility Board wanted to share some helpful resources for Illinois consumers: Check out CUB’s fact sheet on protections available to help consumers keep their electricity ...

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26 Mar
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Women of Influence Event: Becoming a Leader in their Industry.

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22 Mar
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ILLINOIS CITY SET TO APPROVE REPARATIONS FOR ANTI-BLACK HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

The Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, is set to become the first city in the country to fund reparations for Black residents victimized by historic discrimination after approving a plan to distribute $10 million over the next decade. The first ...

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12 Mar
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Marcia Fudge Sworn in As Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

HUD No. 21-038 HUD Public Affairs (202) 708-0685 FOR RELEASE Wednesday March 10, 2021 Marcia Fudge Sworn in As Secretary of Housing and Urban Development WASHINGTON – Today, Marcia L. Fudge was officially sworn in as the eighteenth Secretary of ...

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02 Mar
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Rockford Housing Authority’s Board Commissioner, Sandra Sigala WINS INTERNATIONAL TRADESWOMEN HEROES AWARD!

Rockford Housing Authority’s, Board Commissioner, Sandra Sigala,       WINS INTERNATIONAL TRADESWOMEN HEROES AWARD! Rockford Housing Authorities’ very own Sandra Sigala won the February 2021 International Tradeswomen Heroes Award! The award recognizes workers that set an exemplary example both on and off the ...

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17 Feb
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“I Have a Dream” Scholarship Opportunity

As we celebrate Black History Month, we must never forget Martin Luther King Jr. and the mark he left in society beginning with his speech, “I Have a Dream.” More than five decades later, this speech continues to pave the ...

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16 Jan
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ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY- PROACTIVE MEASURES FOR ALL STAFF AND RHA RESIDENTS

The Rockford Housing Authority’s executive team continues to take proactive steps to ensure the safety of our employees, clients, and community. Today is no different, as we learned today, January 16th, RHA has become a victim of Covid-19. To protect ...

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22 Dec
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MTW resident/public meeting Q&A

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