March, 2019 Archive

2020 Budget Slashes Aid

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday released a proposed 2020 budget that would slash domestic spending for programs important to state and local governments, including a 22% cut of $5.9 billion in discretionary spending by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Carbon Monoxide Concern – HUD / Congress to Address

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress are working on a legislative fix to reduce carbon monoxide hazards after an NBC News investigation revealed that detectors are not required in federally subsidized housing. Their efforts come as housing advocates demanded Monday that U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson take emergency measures to address the problem.

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Good Reviews for Springfield HA Execs

With the help of top managers from the Springfield Housing Authority, the agency’s counterpart in Peoria has been able to increase its occupancy rate, reduce waiting lists and better serve low-income residents who need affordable housing.

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Urbana Residential Project Cancelled

The city of Urbana and Brinshore Development have agreed to pull the plug on an arts-centered residential development that was planned to go up on a city-owned parking lot just across Illinois Street from Lincoln Square Mall.   Illinois Public Media

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Rockford HA CEO Hired by Gorman

Ron Clewer, the former CEO of the Rockford Housing Authority, has been hired by Gorman & Company to serve as the company’s Illinois market president. Clewer fills the role previously held by Andre Blakley, who will lead Gorman’s national public housing redevelopment platform.  RR

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Elgin HA CEO Takes Job in Virginia

After seven years at the helm of the Housing Authority of Elgin, Damon Duncan is leaving because, as he puts it, “there isn’t much left to do.” Duncan, 51, said he will serve as CEO of the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority in Richmond, Virginia, starting in April. He’s moved to Virginia and is working […]

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