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  • Housing Included in Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Bill

    From the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO)Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) and 11 cosponsors including Senate Judiciary Chairman Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) introduced a bill on June 8 to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (S. 1...
  • In Memoriam: Martin F. Jepsen

    Mr. Martin F. Jepsen, 57, of Morris and formerly of Joliet, died Saturday, June 4, 2005, in his home.Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 10, 2005, at U.C. Davis & Sons Funeral Home Ltd. in Morris with Rev. Tom Ostrander officiati...
  • National Hunger Awareness Day

    On June 7, 2005, the Northern Illinois Food Bank and the Grundy County Housing Authority will join with organizations across the nation in recognizing National Hunger Awareness Day. As a result food will be provided to anyone who asks, or until all of the...
  • Notice of Utility Allowance Adjustment

    Date: October 31, 2013 To: All members of the public From: T. Brent Newman, C.E.O. Members of the public are hereby notified that Board of Commissioners of the Grundy County Housing Authority will consider a utility allowance adjustment for all public ...
  • New Savings Program for Poor Attracting Attention

    Elana SchorCBS MarketWatchMay 27, 2005 WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - A new program to promote savings of low-income Americans is attracting increased attention on Capitol Hill as Congress remains deadlocked over adding private investment accounts to Social S...
  • New Savings Program for Poor Attracting Attention

    Elana Schor CBS MarketWatch May 27, 2005   WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - A new program to promote savings of low-income Americans is attracting increased attention on Capitol Hill as Congress remains deadlocked over adding private investment account...
  • Report: Suburbs Not Approving Affordable Housing Is Subtle Racism

    Sara BurnettChicago Daily HeraldMay 24, 2005 Some forms of racism are easy to detect.A "whites only" sign on a water fountain, for example, or a racial slur shouted in someone's face.But what about a ZIP code?In a study released today, a Ch...
  • Saratoga Tower Silent Auction

    The Grundy County Housing Authority will dispose of excess furniture between the dates of May 23-27 through a public silent auction. Proceeds of the auction will benefit the Saratoga Tower Resident Council. Saratoga Tower Silent Auction Rules ...
  • Annual Exterminating

    NOTICEOrkin Pest Control will be exterminating the Saratoga Tower on Thursday, May 19, 2005 beginning at 9:00 A.M.Orkin personnel anticipate every apartment, as well as all common areas, and the area immediately outside of the building, will be completed ...
  • Who's Preying on Your Grandparents?

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  • Red Hat Luncheon

    The Saratoga Tower Red Hat Society met for luncheon with Joe Schiff, former U.S. Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary for Publc and Indian Housing, as well as Marcie Gudac, and Sandy Sowers, Grundy County Housing Authority Commissioners.Below...
  • Learn to Help Someone Who Needs It

    Your organization has the opportunity to attend training to know how to serve guests who need nourishment and fellowship. PADS (Public Action to Deliver Service) is making and serving a meal to less opportune citizens two nights a week in Grundy County. O...
  • Bush's 2006 HUD Plan Draws Fire From Both Sides

    Matthew VadumThe Bond BuyerApril 21, 2005Lawmakers from both parties blasted President Bush's proposed $ 28.5 billion fiscal 2006 Department of Housing and Urban Development budget plan yesterday, saying its enactment would hurt housing as well as communi...
  • 9-11 Survivor to Make Presentation

    Joe Dittmar, a survivor of the September 11th, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, will be in Morris on Tuesday, May 10th, to share his experience of that fateful day.  His presentation, “Lessons Learned from a Date with Destiny: A Hi...
  • Move For National High Blood Pressure Education Month

    May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. The theme this year - "Prevent and Control High Blood Pressure: Mission Possible." It's easy to join the Mission: just ask your doctor what your blood pressure numbers are, what they mean, and...
  • Know Your Numbers for National High Blood Pressure Education Month

    Knowing to call 911 in an emergency can save your life. So can knowing your blood pressure numbers. Hopefully, they are less than 120/80 mmHg, which is normal. If not, for National High Blood Pressure Education Month, join the Mission to "Prevent and...
  • Stick to It for National High Blood Pressure Education Month

    It's National High Blood Pressure Education Month - a good time to "Prevent and Control High Blood Pressure: Mission Possible," which is this year's theme.High blood pressure can cause damage without showing any signs or symptoms. That's why it'...
  • Eat High Blood Pressure Away for National High Blood Pressure Education Month

    It's National High Blood Pressure Education Month - time to take action to find out what your blood pressure numbers are, what they mean, and what you need to do to prevent or control this all too common condition. The theme this year is: "Prevent an...
  • Mission Possible

    April 15, 2005 May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month 2005! The new theme is Prevent and Control High Blood Pressure: Mission PossibleHere for May is The 2005 National High Blood Pressure Education Month Community Kit, available online for f|...
  • U.S. Says Medicaid Money Was Obtained Improperly

      April 12, 2005By ROBERT PEAR ASHINGTON, April 11 - The Bush administration on Monday named 15 states that it said had used improper accounting techniques to obtain excessive amounts of federal Medicaid money. Federal officials contend that the...