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Official Named Regional Chief

The executive director of Fort Wayne Housing Authority has been elected president of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials’ Northern Central Regional Council. George Guy, who is also CEO of the local housing authority, will lead a board of directors, which includes 44 voting members and 26 ex-officio nonvoting members. The board members […]

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Land Bank Hires FT Executive

DANVILLE – The Central Illinois Land Bank Authority board of directors approved hiring a full-time executive director. The board at its Thursday meeting approved Michael Davis as director. Davis was chosen from about 10 candidates who were narrowed down for interviews.  Commercial-News.com

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Winter Weather Freezes Evictions

The Housing Authority of Champaign County is temporarily freezing eviction actions for the cold-weather months, effective immediately. The moratorium will be effective through March 1, 2020, on enforcements of all non-violent and non-criminal-activity-related evictions from properties owned or managed by the housing authority.  News-Gazette.com

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Budget Cut After FBI Raid

SOUTH BEND —The South Bend Housing Authority is cutting its $4.5 million budget by almost $400,000 by bringing some contract work in-house and reducing other expenses in an effort to avoid a deficit. The move comes amid new leadership at the agency and in the wake of an FBI raid earlier this year.  SouthbendTribune.com

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Illinois Housing Prohibits Pot

MOLINE, Illinois – The legalization of marijuana in Illinois in 2020 is putting federally funded public housing authorities in a bind. Currently, it’s against federal and state law to smoke cannabis. But even though marijuana will be legal in the state Jan. 1, people living in local public housing may not be able to light […]

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Students Get Help from Champaign Housing Authority

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — The Housing Authority of Champaign County approved a program at their meeting Thursday night to help out students. Students in public housing who get accepted to the University of Illinois will be eligible for “student vouchers.” The one requirement is that they must qualify for Illinois Connection, which covers tuition. If […]

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