Housing Authority of the City of Asheville
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11.5.20 Members Making News
Housing Authority of the City of Asheville and Partners Bridge the Digital Divide, Expand Racial Equity in Education for Low-Income Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic
With school back in session, parents across the country are navigating the complicated problem of how to facilitate remote schooling for their children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Low-income families, especially minorities, are further challenged by...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
8.8.19 Members Making News
Housing Authority's Gene Bell retires: 'I’ve been the luckiest guy in the world’ (Housing Authority of the City of Asheville)
From the Asheville Citizen Times: Growing up on a farm in rural Kentucky, Gene Bell learned the value — and the price — of hard physical labor. ... Now, six decades later, Bell has retired after a 25-year career with the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville, including the past 14 as...
7.11.19 Members Making News
On Thursday, June 27, Gene Bell retired from the Asheville Housing Authority (AHA). Bell worked at AHA for 25 years, including the last 12 years as its CEO, and plans to continue to work part-time on the housing authority’s Lee Walker Heights redevelopment project. Bell said of his retirement, "...
From WLOS ABC 13: There are big changes on the way for Asheville's oldest public housing development. On Tuesday, city council voted to move forward with funding dedicated to redeveloping Lee Walker Heights. As part of getting ready for the changes, all the residents of Lee Walker...
2.14.19 Members Making News
Congratulations to the 60 CLPHA members who received grants through HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! FSS grants help PHAs hire service coordinators who connect residents with local programs and services. In HUD’s press release announcing the awards, Secretary...
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