Category Archives: News

10 May
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Out of the Box: Infect our system with creativity

Saturday, May 10, 2014 Out of the Box: Infect our system with creativity Rockford Register Star Guest Column By Ron Clewer I believe everything happens for a reason. About a month ago I agreed to write this column about learning, ...

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06 May
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RHA eyes tax credit to restore mansions

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 By Brian Leaf Rockford Register Star Posted May. 6, 2014 @ 11:02 am Updated May 6, 2014 at 1:48 PM ROCKFORD — Two historic homes near the Jane Addams Park Apartments may get a $1 million face-lift that would ...

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01 May
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RHA Resident Focus Newsletter May 2014

Thursday, May 1, 2014 Read our Resident Programs newsletter here: RHA Resident Focus May 2014

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30 Apr
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Daughter honored for Saving Mother During Domestic Dispute

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 ROCKFORD (WIFR) — A 12-year-old is honored by the Rockford Housing Authority for saving her mother’s life during a domestic violence incident. Tajenay Perkins was awarded a certificate of bravery from RHA after she called police ...

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24 Apr
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RHA Making Changes to Reduce Violence at Blackhawk Housing Complex

Thursday, April 24, 2014 ROCKFORD (WIFR) — Drive-by shootings can happen anywhere, and when they do we’re all at risk. A stray bullet could hit us or our kids. Now the Rockford Housing Authority has in the works to cut ...

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15 Apr
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Family Stability Looked at in Winnebago County stats

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WREX) – Kelsie Passolt More than half of Winnebago County’s children are born into families relying on government assistance. That’s just one statistic we checked out relating to household stability and its impact on ...

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07 Apr
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Rockford Park District Receives Grant Improvements for Sabrooke Park

Monday, April 7, 2014 ROCKFORD (WIFR 23) — The Rockford Park District has been named to receive a $241,300 State of Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) grant awarded by Governor Pat Quinn. The ...

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05 Apr
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More coordination needed for Rockford area public housing grants

Saturday, April 5, 2014 By Brian Leaf Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD – If your grant application does not succeed, apply again. That’s the approach that the Rockford Housing Authority will take as it looks for the money and means to turn around several ...

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03 Apr
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Rockford Housing Authority pledges energy efficiency contracts, goals

Thursday, April 3, 2014 Rockford Housing Authority pledges energy efficiency contracts, goals April 3, 2014 The Rock River Times The Rockford Housing Authority (RHA) continues to seek pathways to improve operational efficiency as well as ways to improve the condition ...

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01 Apr
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Rockford, Winnebago County Housing Authorities not Chosen for $28M grant

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Rockford, Winnebago County housing authorities not chosen for $28M grant By Jennifer Wheeler Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — Rockford and Winnebago County housing authorities have lost out on a $28 million federal grant that could have sparked a transformation in one of ...

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