Macclenny Housing Authority gets clerk from Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF)

The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) will soon have a clerk stationed at the Macclenny Housing Authority to assist the public with applications for government programs including Medicaid, food stamps (SNAP) and temporary cash assistance (TANF).

The interview clerk will be able to complete interviews for public . . . → Read More: Macclenny Housing Authority gets clerk from Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF)

Myrtle Beach Housing Authority’s pre-application voucher lottery open

Myrtle Beach Housing Authority’s pre-application voucher lottery is open

Myrtle Beach Housing Authority’s pre-application voucher lottery period begins 9 a.m., September 14, and closes at 5 p.m., September 15.

After the period closes, the Housing Authority randomly selects and adds 1,000 pre-applications to the Housing Choice Voucher waiting list which can be years long.

The pre-application simply . . . → Read More: Myrtle Beach Housing Authority’s pre-application voucher lottery open

Greene Metropolitan Housing Authority received a “High Performer”

The Greene Metropolitan Housing Authority recently received a high ranking through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

According to a release from GMHA, it received a score of 94 out of 100 and received a “High Performer” designation, placing it among “a select number of housing authorities, out . . . → Read More: Greene Metropolitan Housing Authority received a “High Performer”

Borden Housing Authority hires new manager

Borden Housing Authority hires new manager

Melissa Braun of Borden has been hired as the new Borden Housing Authority manager, replacing Ivan Youchezin who resigned last month.

Braun will be in charge of seven individual units and Idylwyld Court with six units.

The Borden Housing Authority board and selection committee consists of . . . → Read More: Borden Housing Authority hires new manager

Former Bradenton Housing Authority official sentenced to 5 years

Former Bradenton Housing Authority official Stephany West was sentenced on Wednesday to 5 years of probation for getting paid for working when she was off cavorting with her boss and lover now husband, Wenston DeSue.

Both were married to other people during their affair.

DeSue, the . . . → Read More: Former Bradenton Housing Authority official sentenced to 5 years

Collier County Housing Authority’s board hired controversial director

Collier County Housing Authority’s board hires controversial director

Collier County Housing Authority’s board, which fired its executive director in May after federal officials discovered money was mishandled, has hired Oscar Hentschel as the new director with a contentious background to lead Homestead’s housing agency.

Oscar Hentschel worked as executive director of the Homestead Housing Authority from 2011 until September . . . → Read More: Collier County Housing Authority’s board hired controversial director

Edinburg Housing Authority’s (EHA) Back to School Health Fair

The Edinburg Housing Authority’s (EHA) Back to School Health Fair was held on Thursday, August 13.

More than 170 students received free services, information and school supplies.

Students received a variety of school supplies donated by members of the community like Attorney Marissa Hernandez, books on behalf of the . . . → Read More: Edinburg Housing Authority’s (EHA) Back to School Health Fair

Metropolitan Housing Alliance Section 8 applications

The Metropolitan Housing Alliance is accepting applications only online this time for the first time in since 2009.

The electronic applications will be accepted at mhapha.org beginning at 10 a.m.

Those requiring assistance will be helped at the alliance’s offices at 100 S. Arch St. on . . . → Read More: Metropolitan Housing Alliance Section 8 applications

Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers Outstanding Agency of the Year

The Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers was awarded Outstanding Agency of the Year and Best Newsletter at the Florida Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (FAHRO) 2015 Conference and Tradeshow in Orlando.

The outstanding agency award was judged on the agency’s commitment to solving housing and associated . . . → Read More: Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers Outstanding Agency of the Year

Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh considering what to do about high income residents

The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh said a family of four earning $134,624 is among 65 families with more than allowable income levels to qualify for low-income public housing.

Yet, 1,900 people were on waiting lists for low-income public housing in Pittsburgh.

The . . . → Read More: Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh considering what to do about high income residents