Category Archives: News

10 May
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Rockford Housing Authority invests in solar panels, other efficiency upgrades

Sunday, May 10, 2015 By Lindsey Holden Rockford Register Star Posted May 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM Updated May 10, 2015 at 9:15 PM ROCKFORD — The city’s public housing units will soon be more energy-efficient. The Rockford Housing Authority is ...

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01 May
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Resident Focus – May 2015 Newsletter

Friday, May 1, 2015 Our Resident Programs Department is made up of educated and talented individuals. Our aim is to keep you informed and enlightened with current news and updates. Read the Resident Focus – May 2015 Newsletter.

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23 Apr
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Area housing authority leaders elected to regional council

Thursday, April 23, 2015 ROCKFORD — Alan Zais, executive director for the Winnebago and Boone County housing authorities, and Ron Clewer, CEO of the Rockford Housing Authority, recently were elected to new positions in the North Central Regional Chapter of ...

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21 Apr
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Residents work to transform Orchid neighborhood

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Three years ago Rockford’s Orchid neighborhood was named the fifth most dangerous area in the country according to a website called Neighborhood Scout. But, today, residents say it’s a different story. “Oh my gosh, it was ...

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17 Apr
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Rockford gets help with Ellis Heights home demolitions

Friday, April 17, 2015 By Brian Leaf Rockford Register Star Posted Apr. 17, 2015 at 12:08 PM Updated Apr 18, 2015 at 4:20 PM ROCKFORD — The end is near for the yellow house at 204 Irving Ave. The damaged ...

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02 Apr
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Digging Deeper: Online applications for Section 8 housing draws concerns

Thursday, April 2, 2015 13 WREX By Rebecca Klopf For the first time in almost a decade, Rockford Housing Authority will open up the wait list for Section 8 housing. Those are vouchers people can use to help pay rent. ...

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01 Apr
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Resident Focus April 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Read the April 2015 Resident Programs Newsletter here: Resident Focus

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31 Mar
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Digging Deeper: RHA, city leaders mulling over future public housing locations

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 WREX 13 By Kelsie Passolt 13 News is digging deeper on a controversial subject in Rockford that right now has no solution — public housing. When it comes to changing public housing, Rockford aldermen are asking ...

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31 Mar
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Rockford Housing Authority director pitches plan to remake city’s public housing

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 By Lindsey Holden Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — Rockford Housing Authority officials began a testy dialogue Monday night with aldermen about how to best redevelop Rockford’s public housing complexes. Executive Director Ron Clewer presented a five-year plan ...

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31 Mar
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RHA, city leaders mulling over future public housing locations

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 13 News is digging deeper on a controversial subject in Rockford that right now has no solution — public housing. When it comes to changing public housing, Rockford aldermen are asking questions.  They have been for ...

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