July, 2016 Archive

Housing Project Lawsuit Thrown Out by Judge

A lawsuit filed by opponents of Rockford’s S. New Towne Housing Project has been been thrown out by a judge according to Winnebago County officials. The lawsuit filed by nearby residents alleged that Rockford City Council had acted illegally in their proceedings when they approved the plat for the public housing project being developed by […]

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Rock Island HA Wins National Merit Award

Washington, D.C. (July 15, 2016) – The Rock Island Housing Authority has been chosen as a recipient of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) Awards of Merit: Affordable Housing for Lynden Lane. The official presentation of the award will take place in Portland, Ore. on July 15 during NAHRO’s Summer Conference.  QCOnline.com

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HAJ Receives Money from HUD

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Monday $75 million to help families living in public housing and those participating in HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program connect with services to further their education, find good jobs and to set them on a path to self-sufficiency.  The Herald News

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Ding-Dong Case Dismissed

Rick Papp referred questions to his attorney, Laura Malinowski. Malinowski provided a written statement that said, “The Papp family is pleased that the complaint filed by Mr. Wright was recently dismissed and the matter is now behind them. The allegation that a group of 12-year-olds rang someone’s doorbell should never result in a lawsuit.”  Joliet Patch

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