October, 2015 Archive

Justice Department Sues for Sexual Harassment

The Justice Department today filed a lawsuit against the Kansas City, Kansas, Housing Authority (KCKHA) and its former hearing officer, Victor L. Hernandez. The lawsuit alleges that Hernandez sexually harassed a female public housing applicant and a female public housing tenant, in violation of the Fair Housing Act.  www.justice.gov

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HA Director Reflects onTime in Cairo

CAIRO — After working more than six months as the interim director of the Alexander County Housing Authority, Tom Upchurch said he is walking away with a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for, the state’s southernmost county.  The Southern.Com

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Progress Slow, But Sure for Housng Development

City officials are working to fully integrate the community in a positive way. But first, an entire neighborhood has to be torn down.  A public housing project is making progress. The city has been buying houses in the Bristol Place neighborhood, all to knock them down and rebuild the area.  Illinois Homepage.net

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Congressman Threatens Cuts to HUD

WASHINGTON — A Florida congressman is threatening to strip $104 million from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s budget in the latest dispute over public housing tenants who make too much money to qualify for federal subsidies.  Watertown Daily Times

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