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  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance Program Overview

    https://www.pparx.org/about.phpWho We Are The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America'spharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patientadvocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients w...
  • WCSJ Radio Discussion

    On Thursday, January 19, 2006, Executive Director Brent Newman spoke with local radio personality Kevin Schramm regarding the housing authority.  Here is is a summary of those comments, along with more information about the Housing Authority's newest...
  • Poor Communities and Advocates Fight Tax-time Deception

    by Michelle Chen (bio) With low-income people most likely to need fast returns on their annual filings, predatory lenders swarm underserved communities to offer “advances” at exorbitant interest rates -- but resistance has begun taking hold.&n...
  • IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF TANF CHANGES PROPOSED IN HOUSE BILL

    Last week Work, Welfare, and Families, a non-profit organization based in Chicago reported that the recently passed House reconciliation bill (H.R. 4241) included major changes to the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) block grant.&nb...
  • NEW DATA SHOW U.S. POVERTY AND UNINSURED RATES ON THE RISE

    Despite the fact that 2004 represented the third full year of economic recovery, the Census data released Tuesday morning show that poverty increased again last year and median income failed to rise.  Furthermore, the number of Americans without heal...
  • Mobile Meals provider changing

    CNN taking over delivery , restaurant programs on Oct. 1By Jo Ann HustisMorris Daily Herald WriterThursday, August 25, 2005Grace Smith says awarding the Grundy County federal meals assistance program to an outside agency is “just another thing for senio...
  • Aging: Small Is Beautiful

    The newest thing in end-of-life care: residences that look—and feel—like the house you've lived in all your life.By Claudia Kalb and Vanessa JuarezNewsweek Aug. 1 issue - Dorothy Green had always been an independent woman. A Cadillac-driving, min...
  • 'Doing the Right Thing'

    A new book provides support—and a silver lining—for adults struggling to care for aging parentsWEB EXCLUSIVEBy Peg TyreNewsweekUpdated: 1:02 p.m. ET April 5, 2005 April 5 - Five years ago, when her mother began slipping into Alzheimer's, Roberta ...
  • Portion Distortion!

    The fact that food portions have increased is no surprise. But, do you really know how much they have increased in terms of calories, or how much physical activity you need to do to burn up those calories? Use these portion distortion slides to ...
  • Ready to blow its horn... and flutes, oboes...

    UPDATED!The Morris Area Community Band’s concert for tonight has been moved indoors to the big gym at White Oak School (north end of building next to the cafetorium).  No need to bring lawn chairs!! Concert begins at 6:30.  See you then!!...
  • Senate HUD Appropriations Subcommittee Marks Up HUD Budget

    From the Public Housing Authorities Directors' Association The Senate Transportation, Treasury, the Judiciary, HUD and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee voted on the HUD 2006 budget Tuesday afternoon. In addition to approving lower funding...
  • Request for Water and Energy Audit Propoposals

    The Grundy County Housing Authority (GCHA) and the Livingston County Housing Authority have issued a joint request for proposals from professional firms for the purpose of conduct ing an Energy and Water Audit. RFP Documents are  ...
  • House Adopts HR 3058, Adds Funding for Housing and CD; Many NAHRO-Supported Objectives Achieved

    From the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment OfficialsThe House of Representatives approved its version of the FY 2006 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, and the District of Columbia (T-THUD) Appropriatio...
  • House Begins HUD Appropriations Bill Debate

    June 29, 2005 From the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment OfficialsThe House of Representatives today began debate on the FY 2006 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, and the District of Columbia (T-THUD) ...
  • Thank You!

    Thank you for your interest in information technology services provided by Grundy Development Corporation. We are committed to providing the best service possible and want you to know we have received your correspondence.Grundy Development Corporation is ...
  • HUD Increases PIC Reporting Percentages in Public Housing & HCV Programs

    From the Public Housing Authorities Directors' AssociationHUD's recent notice PIH 2005-17 increases housing agencies' (HA) minimum reporting rates on Form HUD-50058 for both public housing and HCV programs to 95 percent, measured at the time of their annu...
  • HUD Increases PIC Reporting Percentages in Public Housing & HCV Programs

    From the Public Housing Authorities Directors' Association HUD's recent notice PIH 2005-17 increases housing agencies' (HA) minimum reporting rates on Form HUD-50058 for both public housing and HCV programs to 95 percent, measured at the time of their an...
  • MasterCard Says 40 Million Files Put at Risk

      June 18, 2005By ERIC DASH and TOM ZELLER Jr. MasterCard International reported yesterday that more than 40 million credit card accounts of all brands might have been exposed to fraud through a computer security breach at a payment processing compan...
  • Experts Testify on Seniors' Needs

    From the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment OfficialsJune 16, 2005A positive step forward for improved housing and services for seniors was taken today in a hearing held by Committee Chair Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Al.) of the Senate Commit...
  • Community Land Trusts a Little-Known Means to Provide Affordable Housing

    James M. WoodardCopley News ServiceJune 13, 2005 As home values rise to astronomical heights, many communities are having a tough time providing affordable housing for the low-income workers necessary to keep their local economies running smoothly. O...