Rockford Housing Authority and Comcast expands low-cost internet

Rockford Housing Authority and Comcast expands low-cost internet

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Rockford Housing Authority teams with Comcast

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

Hud increasing housing voucher in high income areas of Chicago

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

Collection for homeless veterans in 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

ACLU suing Chicago Housing Authority over Warrantless Search

The ACLU of Indiana claims the East Chicago Housing Authority has forced warrant-less police searches on their tenants, violating their constitutional rights.

According to a lawsuit filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court in Hammond, the ECHA requires tenants as part of their annual rental agreements that includes allowing ECHA staff and police to inspect . . . → Read More: ACLU suing Chicago Housing Authority over Warrantless Search

Housing Authority of Cook County scholarship

The Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) announced a new community college scholarship program for disadvantaged students who reside at HACC properties or receive housing vouchers called the HACC Scholar’s Promise.

HACC Executive Director Richard Monocchio formally announced the HACC Scholar’s Promise will start with 40 low income students who meet eligibility criteria will be . . . → Read More: Housing Authority of Cook County scholarship

Lake County Housing Authority finances North Chicago development

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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

Rock Island Housing Authority will accept applications for one day only

Rock Island Housing Authority will accept applications for one day only

On July 27, the Rock Island Housing Authority in Illinois will accept applications for Section 8 housing for one day only from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The waiting list for Section 8 housing was last opened for two days . . . → Read More: Rock Island Housing Authority will accept applications for one day only

Rockford Housing Authority holding tenants responsible for actions of their guests

Rockford Housing Authority holding tenants responsible for actions of their guests

Nonresidents account for 82% of arrests in Rockford Housing Authority properties

The number of arrests at Rockford Housing Authority properties has been going up, but most of the culprits are people who don’t live there.

Last year, there . . . → Read More: Rockford Housing Authority holding tenants responsible for actions of their guests

Andrew, Buchanan, Clinton, DeKalb Public Housing Agency is being dissolved

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