Category Archives: News

23 Mar
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RHA to Accept Section 8 Applications for the First Time Since 2006

Monday, March 23, 2015 News Release March 23, 2015 Media Contact: Laura Snyder-lsnyder@rockfordha.org – 815-489-8520 Rockford Housing Authority to Accept Applications for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Rockford, IL – The Rockford Housing Authority (RHA) will begin accepting pre-applications for the Section ...

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23 Mar
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Rockford Housing Authority accepting section 8 applications for first time since 2006

Monday, March 23, 2015 Rockford Register Star By Kevin Haas ROCKFORD — The Rockford Housing Authority will open its Section 8 waiting list for the first time since 2006, providing thousands of low-income individuals and families a chance to obtain ...

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13 Mar
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My View: Rockford needs to support efforts for well-managed public housing

Friday, March 13, 2015 Rockford Register Star By Stanley Campbell I encourage the Rockford City Council to respond positively to fixing up Fairgrounds Valley. That place is in such disrepair that almost any rehab would be an improvement. The Rockford ...

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12 Mar
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$3.5 million to Rockford on hold after Rauner suspends grants for parks projects

Thursday, March 12, 2015 By Lindsey Clark, 13 WREX ROCKFORD (WREX) -Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner puts a hold on all state grants for park district construction. The city was supposed to get nearly $3.5 million from state grant money. But with ...

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11 Mar
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How Etsy’s IPO could save cities

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 CNN MONEY Can a do-good company jive with Wall Street? Etsy, which filed to become a public company this month, is a certified socially-responsible company, also known as a B Corporation. And it’s the largest one to ...

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01 Mar
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Resident Focus March 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015 Read the March 2015 Resident Programs Newsletter here: Resident Focus

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28 Feb
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My view: Strong, achieving partnerships often begin with simple conversations

Saturday, February 28, 2015 From the Rockford Register Star By Jack Becherer Rockford Health System In fall 2014, a discussion between representatives of Rockford Health System and the Rockford and Winnebago County housing authorities led to a new idea in ...

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26 Feb
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Sabrooke Park Playground Improvements

Thursday, February 26, 2015 News Release February 26, 2014 Media Contacts: Jodi Stromberg-jstromberg@rockfordha.org – 815-489-8578 Laura Gibbs Green-lauragibbsgreen@rockfordparkdistrict.org – 815-298-5496 Sabrooke Park Playground Improvements Rockford, IL – The Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners approved a construction contract on February ...

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24 Feb
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Deadline approaching for funding application to fix Rockford public housing

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR FUNDING APPLICATION TO FIX ROCKFORD PUBLIC HOUSING 13 WREX February 24, 2015 By Kelsie Passolt One local government agency says it’s looking to merge ideas with the City of Rockford to improve public ...

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16 Feb
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Rockford Man up! March and Rally a challenge to community to unite, stop violence

Monday, February 16, 2015 Rockford Man up! March and Rally a challenge to community to unite, stop violence By Chris Green Rockford Register Star, February 16, 2015 ROCKFORD — Bullets fired from passing vehicles don’t stop in mid-flight because it ...

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