Comcast is teaming up with the Rockford Housing Authority (RHA) to bring affordable high speed internet to low-income residents.
The program, called Internet Essentials, will cost residents just $10 bucks a month.
RHA residents will also be able to purchase an internet-ready computer for $150.
The program is designed to help those with lower incomes . . . → Read More: Rockford Housing Authority teams with Comcast
Federal officials want to help more voucher holders escape high-poverty, high-crime areas by removing barriers to wealthier, safer neighborhoods with good schools. The Chicago Housing Authority is trying to solve through a proposed change in the Housing Choice Voucher, or Section 8, program.
About 46,000 people have received vouchers through the CHA this year, up . . . → Read More: Hud increasing housing voucher in high income areas of Chicago
Walking through the doors of their own apartment, a formerly homeless veteran can feel as their life is getting a reboot to the person they were before injuries and lingering trauma from his years in service forced descent into homelessness.
The Problem: Transitioning back into civilian life, mental, phyical, and emotional problems can disrupt so . . . → Read More: Collection for homeless veterans in Chicago
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Lake County Housing Authority has gained financing for a new development in North Chicago.
The agency and the TBG development firm received unanimous approval from the Illinois Housing Development Authority for $22 million in financing to build the affordable housing project in North Chicago.
The development will include 220 units of . . . → Read More: Lake County Housing Authority finances North Chicago development
The Green Hills Community Action Agency and Grundy County Public Housing Agency will begin to administer the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8/HUD) in rural portions of Buchanan County.
The prior administrator, the ABCD (Andrew, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb) PHA (Public Housing Agency), is being dissolved. That entity also is in charge . . . → Read More: Andrew, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb Public Housing Agency is being dissolved