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Public Hearing – 5-Year Strategic Plan for Review

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY 5 YR Strategic Plan

The Rockford Housing Authority will host an in-person and virtual public hearing on Thursday, October 27, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. to receive public comment on the RHA 5-Year Strategic Plan. The Rockford Housing Authority has completed the planning process for the 2023-2028 Five-Year Consolidated Plan as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Consolidated Plan aims to identify goals, objectives, and strategies for addressing housing and community and economic development needs, including those of the homeless.

The plan is available in the button below. A hard copy of the plan is available at RHA’s central office, located at 223 South Winnebago Street, Rockford, IL 61102.  Request for written copy can be made to evore@rockfordha.org or by written request to RHA Chief Executive Officer Laura Snyder at the below address.  

Time: Thursday, October 27, at 2:00 p.m. Central Time

In-Person Location: 223 South Winnebago Street, Rockford, IL 61102

The virtual public hearing can be attended via teleconference by logging into Zoom in the following manner:

Join Zoom Meeting:
https://www.zoom.us/

Dial by your location
1 (346) 248-7799 US | Meeting ID: 881 7667 1862; | Passcode: 788861

The public has the additional opportunity to express their concerns and comments in writing.  Written comments must be received no later than Monday, November 3, 2022, by email to: evore@rockfordha.org with the subject “5 Year Plan”, or the United State Postal Service to the following address:

Laura Snyder, Chief Executive Officer
RE:  5-Year Strategic Plan
Rockford Housing Authority
223 South Winnebago Street
Rockford, IL 61102

Public Hearing – MTW Supplemental Plan for Review

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY MTW SUPPLEMENT PLAN

The Rockford Housing Authority will host a in person and virtual public hearing on Thursday, October 27, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. to receive public comment on the RHA MTW Supplement Plan. The purpose of this hearing is to allow residents, landlords, program participants, agency partners, supportive service providers and the general public an opportunity to comment on the Authority’s MTW Supplement Plan prior to submission to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The MTW Supplement Plan identifies the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program waivers that the RHA will implement to incentivize landlord participation in the program, improve program performance, and enhance cost efficiencies. 

The Plan is available in the button below. A hard copy of the plan is available at RHA’s central office, located at 223 South Winnebago Street, Rockford, IL 61102.  Request for written copy can be made to evore@rockfordha.org or by written request to RHA Chief Executive Officer, Laura Snyder, at the below address. 

Time: Thursday, October 27, at 3:00 PM Central Time

In Person Location: 223 South Winnebago Street, Rockford, IL 61102

The virtual public hearing can be attended via teleconference by logging into Zoom in the following manner:

Join Zoom Meeting:
https://www.zoom.us/

Dial by your location
1 (346) 248-7799 US | Meeting ID: 893 4633 4111; | Passcode: 988097

The public has the additional opportunity to express their concerns and comments in writing.  Written comments must be received no later than Monday November 3, 2022, by email to: evore@rockfordha.org with the subject “MTW Supplement Plan”, or the United State Postal Service to the following address:

Laura Snyder, Chief Executive Officer
RE: MTW Supplement Plan
Rockford Housing Authority
223 South Winnebago Street
Rockford, IL 61102

Links & Resources

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CHANGE THE RHA LOW INCOME PUBLIC HOUSING UTILITY ALLOWANCE SCHEDULE AND FLAT RENT SCHEDULE.

Please be advised the Rockford Housing Authority is posting for public comment: a proposed change to the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Utility Allowance Schedule. The comment period is open from November 30, 2022, through December 30, 2022. Copies of the proposed HCV Utility Allowance Schedule are available for download HERE (Download PDF). You may also submit a request in writing for a paper copy of the proposed changes to:

Rockford Housing Authority
223 S. Winnebago Street
Rockford, IL 61102
Attention: Rosalind Gulley
Comments must be received on or before 3pm December 30, 2022.

ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY: NOTICE OF INTENT TO CHANGE THE RHA HCV UTILITY ALLOWANCE SCHEDULE.

Please be advised the Rockford Housing Authority is posting for public comment: a proposed change to the Housing Choice Voucher Utility Allowance Schedule. The comment period is open on November 30, 2022, through December 30, 2022. Copies of the proposed HCV Utility Allowance Schedule are available for download on the RHA website (Download PDF) and are also available for public review at the Rockford Housing Authority’s Admissions Office at 223 S. Winnebago Street, Rockford, IL 61102. Comments must be submitted and/or received on or before 3 PM December 30, 2022.

Comments can be dropped off to our drop box or mailed to:
Rockford Housing Authority
223 S. Winnebago St.
Rockford, IL 61102
Emailed to:
rgulley@rockfordha.org

    2022 – RHA Payment Standards
0 BR1 BR2 BR3 BR4 BR5 BR6 BR7 BR8 BR9 BR10 BR
FMR$555$635$836$1,140$1,214$1,396$1,578$1,760$1,942$2,125$2,307
RHA Payment Standard$611$699$920$1,254$1,335$1,536$1,736$1,936$2,136 $2,338$2,538
As % of FMR110.00%110.00%110.00%110.00%110.00%110.00%110.00%110.00%110.00%110.00%110.00%

Volunteering and Heath Awareness

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Choice Neighborhoods

The references below are an instrumental part of the comprehensive Choice Neighborhoods Plan that will focus on directing resources to address three core goals: Neighborhood, Housing, and People.

  • Fairgrounds Valley/ Ellis Heights Planning PDF
  • Regional Connections: Transform Rockford and Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning
  • Neighborhood: Grocery Store Study
  • Housing: RHA De-Concentration Study, Ellis Heights and Fairgrounds Valley Housing Market Analysis, & Rockford Housing Market Analysis
  • People: Rockford Public Schools Facilities Plan
  • RMAP/Vital Signs Sustainable Development Plan
  • Regional Analysis to the Impediments to Fair Housing and Fair Housing Equity Assessment