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  • Buying a Home can Mean Buying into Homeowners Association

    Sue McAllisterSan Jose Mercury NewsApril 7, 2005 SAN JOSE, Calif. _ With the price of a three-bedroom house in Silicon Valley often exceeding $600,000 these days, many buyers are choosing condominiums, which tend to be a less expensive option. But bu...
  • Representative Gordon to Host Business Town Hall Meeting

    As a Member of the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Housing Authority has received the following correspondence:Dear Chamber Member, The 94th General Assembly is well underway and I want to express how honored I am to serve as your...
  • From the Ventura County Star

    April 7, 2005 Friday, Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Carolyn Peoples marked the beginning of Fair Housing Month and the 37th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act by urging all Am...
  • Mazon Project Application Submitted

    On Monday, April 4, The Grundy County Housing Authority, working through its wholly controlled non-profit subsidary, Grundy Development Corporation, submitted an application for financing of Mazon Park Place to the Illinois Housing Development Authority.&...
  • A Important Message from the Executive Director

     On April 6, 2005, the Grundy County Housing Authority received correspondence from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development discussing a proposed administrative rule change, and it effects for the Grundy County Housing Auth...
  • House Financial Services Committee to Hold Hearing on Proposal to Eliminate CDBG

    April 6, 2005The House Financial Services Committee, chaired by Rep. Michael G. Oxley (R-Ohio), will hold a hearing today entitled "Strengthening America’s Communities: A Review of the President’s FY 2006 Budget Initiative." Witnesses schedu...
  • Job Hunting Advice from the Housing Authority of McDonough County, Illinois

    The best approach to finding a job is to use all options available to you at the same time. Those options are networking, broadcasting, advertisements and placement.Networking - How It Works...
  • It's Time to Help Crime Victims!

    Eagles Lodge120 N. Liberty Street, MorrisSpaghetti SupperApril 28, 2005Serving from 4 - 7 p.m.All proceeds go to the State's Attorney'sCrime Victim Progress Fund...
  • NAHRO News

    Direct News - Action AlertFY 2006 Budget and Appropriations April 4, 2005Keep up the fight for housing and community development funding!Just like May flowers, October's housing and community development funding will be shaped by the events and advoc...
  • Reports Evaluate Threat of Big Mortgage Debt

    Emmet PierceCopley News ServiceApril 4, 2005 The highly competitive home-mortgage industry may be setting up consumers to fail when the current housing boom ends, economic analysts and public policy advocates warn. Lenders here and around the country...
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  • Fighting Asset Stripping

    RICHARD LOUVThe San Diego Union-TribuneMarch 31, 2005 Not long ago, a bank vice president told Joni Halpern that poor people are poor because they are addicted to writing bad checks. He called this "a form of substance abuse."Halpern, a San...
  • From the Public Housing Authority Directors' Association

    March 30, 2005 HUD develops operating fund proposed rule Department makes changes to reduce funding levels, remove protection for agencies experiencing a loss HUD has sent its proposed operating fund rule to Congress for a 15-day review period prior to it...
  • From the New York Times

    March 31, 2005Supreme Court Removes Hurdle to Age Bias SuitsBy LINDA GREENHOUSE  ASHINGTON, March 30 - Workers who sue their employers for age discrimination need not prove that the discrimination was intentional, the Supreme Court ruled on Wedn...
  • From the New York Times

    March 29, 2005Medicare Applications Sent to Low-Income AmericansBy ROBERT PEAR ASHINGTON, March 28 - The Bush administration said Monday that it had sent the first of some 20 million applications to low-income people who might qualify for financial a...
  • GCHA: Helping to Stop Elder Abuse

    Many residents of the Grundy County Housing Authority are elderly.  We value the wisdom they bring to our community and are dedicated to helping keep them safe.  One of the most challenging things our residents sometimes face is the issue of eld...
  • Don't Be a Victim of Identity Theft!

     Understanding and Detecting Identity Theft What is identity theft?Identity theft occurs when someone uses your name, address, Social Security number (SSN), bank or credit card account number, or other identifying information without your knowle...
  • HUD Secretary Jackson Gives Testimony to Congress

    On March 2, 2005, the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Develpment, Alphonso Jackson, offered testimony at the U.S. House Financial Services Committee.Because this hearing offers insight into the direction HUD may take if President Bush's budget is...
  • 25 Jobs That Can Help Poor Women Become Self Sufficient

    The Boston GlobeFebruary 22, 2005 IN A WORLD of lists from richest to worst dressed the Women's Union has come up with a life-changing tool: the top 25 jobs that can help poor women become self-sufficient. The 25 include dental hygienists, nurses, co...
  • Latest News from the Public Housing Authority Directors' Association

    February 22, 2005 Administration proposing five-year budget freeze on domestic discretionary spending Would translate into a 16 percent cut by the year 2010 In a controversial proposal, entitled the Spending Control Act, the Bush administration is asking ...