Orange Housing Authority (OHA) senior health fair

On August 12, the Orange Housing Authority (OHA) sponsored a senior health fair for residents at Washington Manor. Sometimes seniors do not have access to certain health services.

Exhibitors represented a range of health-related services for seniors.

Exhibitors included the City of Orange Health Department, Centre at Park Avenue, E&M Pharmacy, . . . → Read More: Orange Housing Authority (OHA) senior health fair

Peninsula Housing Authority groundbreaking Self Help homes

Peninsula Housing Authority breaking ground on Mutual Self-Help homes

At 5:30 p.m, the Peninsula Housing Authority will be breaking ground on five new homes in the Phoenix Addition in Port Townsend on the 2400 block of Eddy Street, off Hastings Avenue.

This is the first group of homes to be built by families in Port Townsend under the Mutual Self-Help . . . → Read More: Peninsula Housing Authority groundbreaking Self Help homes

Naugatuck Section 8 Waiting List Open

Naugatuck Section 8 Waiting List Open

Naugatuck is opening it’s Section 8 Waiting List from 8/17/15-8/21/15 for low income individuals and families living in the Borough of Naugatuck.

It is a lottery, 500 applications will be randomly selected from pre-applications received via mail (postmarked from Monday 8/17/15 to Friday 8/21/15).

Applicants must . . . → Read More: Naugatuck Section 8 Waiting List Open

Watertown Housing Authority’s ninth annual “Summer Bash”

Last Thursday was The Watertown Housing Authority’s ninth annual “Summer Bash”.

The bash was hosted in the playground area of the East Hills apartment complex on Ohio Street and provided free entertainment to residents of city housing such as Ring toss, a giant inflatable water slide, face painting, and . . . → Read More: Watertown Housing Authority’s ninth annual “Summer Bash”

Bellevue Housing Authority low-income duplex

The Bellevue Housing Authority cut the ribbon on two duplexes providing four residential units.

The million-dollar project is the first half of a housing authority complex at Ninth Street and Childs Road that will eventually see four duplexes offering eight units to low-income families.

The homes will rent for less than . . . → Read More: Bellevue Housing Authority low-income duplex

City of Lockport Housing Authority Summer Recreation Program

City of Lockport Housing Authority Summer Recreation Program

With a grant from the Grigg-Lewis Foundation, the City of Lockport Housing Authority is running a four-week summer recreation program for neighborhood children.

Youth who attend these programs have demonstrated improved academic achievement and social skills.

The new Summer Recreation program offers four weeks of social skills, physical . . . → Read More: City of Lockport Housing Authority Summer Recreation Program

Darlington Housing Authority back to school event

Darlington Housing Authority Back to school event

The Darlington Housing Authority held a community wide back to school event Saturday afternoon.Students going back to school received school supplies and back packs.

Organizers say they hope to grow the event and opportunities for students to receive back to school supplies before the new school year.

. . . → Read More: Darlington Housing Authority back to school event

Roanoke Housing Authority holds job fair

Roanoke Housing Authority Job Fair in Landsdowne Park

Roanoke Housing Authority holds job fair

Roanoke Housing Authority held a job fair in Landsdowne Park as part of the Jobs Plus’ program funded by HUD.

Jobs plus offers employment, training, education, financial empowerment for the Landsdowne community.

Twenty seven different agencies, like “total action for progress,” TAP . . . → Read More: Roanoke Housing Authority holds job fair

L.A. county’s housing authority settles racism lawsuit

When neighbors in a “good neighborhood” find out that a tenant is participating in the federal Section 8 housing voucher program, they become the target of bullying and harassment not just from neighborhood residents, but from the police as well.

A Fair Housing Act complaint filed and settled on July 20 . . . → Read More: L.A. county’s housing authority settles racism lawsuit

Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund honors outstanding students

The 32nd annual Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund (CHASF) awards and recognition ceremony honored outstanding students with plaques and trophies July 26 at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

$154,000 in scholarships was awarded to 88 recipients, including 31 new recipients.

Along with scholarships, students were recognized for excellence in academics, athletics, . . . → Read More: Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund honors outstanding students