Category Archives: News

01 Feb
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Resident Focus February 2015

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

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01 Feb
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Georgette Braun: A closer look at Fairgrounds residents in Rockford

Sunday, February 1, 2015 Georgette Braun: A closer look at Fairgrounds residents in Rockford Rockford Register Star February 1, 2015 Who lives in Fairgrounds Valley? Seems a good time to look more closely at the people in the west-side Rockford Housing ...

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28 Jan
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11 Public housing residents complete job readiness training

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 11 Public housing reisdents complete job readiness training Rock River Times online report A collaborative pilot program works to improve lives by helping public housing residents gain jobs and independence. “Economic Empowerment Initiative: Improving Lives through ...

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26 Jan
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Dozens Gather to Support Rockford Housing Authority After Council Vote

Monday, January 26, 2015 Dozens Gather to Support Rockford Housing Authority After Council Vote by Christie Nicks January 26, 2015 MyStateline  ROCKFORD — The Rockford Housing Authority needs grant money to carry out it’s plans for a complex transformation, but ...

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23 Jan
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RHA regroups after rejected partnership at city hall, details plans moving forward

Friday, January 23, 2015 RHA REGROUPS AFTER REJECTED PARTNERSHIP AT CITY HALL, DETAILS PLANS MOVING FORWARD 13 WREX By Kelsie Passolt Redeveloping a failing public housing complex in Rockford could move forward whether aldermen like it or not.  But, housing ...

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21 Jan
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Chuck Sweeny: Rockford alderman reject $28 million grant application

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 By Chuck Sweeny Rockford Register Star Aldermen on Tuesday night, on an 8-2 vote, turned down the Rockford Housing Authority’s request to support a $28 million competitive grant application to eliminate the Fairgrounds Valley housing project and replace it ...

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21 Jan
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Rockford Housing Leader clashes with alderman over housing project

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 By Jorge Rodas ROCKFORD (WIFR) — The man in charge of the Rockford’s Housing Authority says the city isn’t valuing the people who live in public housing. RHA CEO Ron Clewer says alderman have an outdated idea of ...

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21 Jan
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Rockford alderman deny partnership with RHA, reject chance of federal funding

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Rockford alderman deny partnership with RHA, reject chance of federal funding ROCKFORD (WREX) By Kelsie Passolt An effort to tear down one section of public housing in Rockford stops dead in its tracks. Many city council ...

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20 Jan
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Rockford City Council rejects Fairgrounds housing plan, federal grant

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Rockford City Council rejects Fairgrounds housing plan, federal grant  By: Kevin Haas, Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — City Council members on Tuesday rejected a public housing plan after saying it didn’t do enough to break up ...

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16 Jan
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Make Moving Pictures class application

Friday, January 16, 2015 If you are interested in the Make Moving Pictures class, please fill out the online application. $1195 for 12 weeks, but if you are a RHA resident, the fee is waived. Make Moving Picture Class Application

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