February, 2016 Archive

Neighbors Sue City of Rockford

ROCKFORD — Neighbors of an approved development on South New Towne Drive have sued the city, alleging that it ignored its own subdivision rules when it authorized a tentative plat map for an affordable housing development.  rrstar.com

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Galesburg-Area Students Earn Academic Honors

GALESBURG — Shakisha Grays was awarded a Northern Illinois Council of Housing Administrators Scholarship of $1,000. Knox County Housing Authority Executive Director Derek Antoine and KCHA Board of Commissioners Chairman Lomac Payton presented her with the check at the KCHA central office.  The Register-Mail.com

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HA Regrets Not Allowing Public Comments

CAIRO – An attorney for The Alexander County Housing Authority board told the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, in a letter, that members regret not allowing citizens time to address the board during the Jan. 19 meeting at which they hired Executive Director Jason Ashmore.   The Southern Illinoisan

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Rockford’s Pricey Housing Project

It’s the public housing project that’s drawn outrage from Rockford residents and even city leaders: South New Towne is on its way and the developer is sparing little expense, using your tax dollars to make it happen. But, is the hefty price tag worth it if it lifts low-income residents out of poverty, or is […]

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Affordable Housing Committee in Rockford?

ROCKFORD — The tumult over public housing in Rockford has led aldermen to consider forming a special Fair Housing Committee. A suggested framework for the committee — five aldermen who would serve as the council’s strategic working team on all fair housing proposals and initiatives in the city — will get a closer look when […]

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