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05.24.16: Reading is My Superpower

Reading is My Superpower

05.17.16: GHA Participates in Minority Business Fair

GHA Participates in Minority Business Fair

04.11.16: Spring 2016 Newsletter

Newsletter

12.10.15: Fall Newsletter 2015

Newsletter

08.24.15: Ease On Down The Road

A Kansas farm girl, a wicked witch, flying monkeys and a dog named Toto are just a few of the wonderful characters that came to Claremont Courts in Greensboro Housing Authority’s (GHA’s) summer theater production of “The Wiz”

08.24.15: Lions Provide Free Hearing and Vision Tests for Community

The 60-foot customized trailer was hard to miss in the Greensboro Housing Authority’s Hampton Homes’ parking lot as the Lions Club offered free vision and hearing screenings to residents on August 20.

08.24.15: Lunch and a Story GHA staff share their lunch hour

Each summer Guilford County Schools partners with Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) to provide free lunches to children in five GHA communities.

08.01.15: WAIT LISTS CLOSING ON AUGUST 1, 2015!!!!

The Greensboro Housing Authority will close all wait lists on August 1, 2015 until further notice.

05.27.15: GHA Receives Merit Award

Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) has been awarded the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Award of Merit in Housing and Community Development for the Authority’s “It’s Your Time to Shine” Theater Arts Program.

05.27.15: Greensboro Housing Authority Hosts and Wins 2015 PHASAC Hoops to Hope Tournament

Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) hosted the Public Housing Authority State Athletic Conference (PHASAC) Hoops to Hope tournament held May 15- 17 at Dudley High School.

02.25.15: Family Economic Success Day

You could be eligible for free tax preparation. Find out how.

01.14.15: CLICK HERE TO REVIEW THE DRAFT ADMISSIONS AND CONTINUED OCCUPANCY PLAN AND THE HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER ADMINISTRATIVE PLAN

Attached are the draft Admissions and Continued Occupancy Plan and the Housing Choice Voucher Administrative Plan effective July 1, 2015, and to find information about a public hearing.

01.13.15: CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE DRAFT ADMISSIONS AND CONTINUED OCCUPANCY PLAN AND THE HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER ADMINISTRATIVE PLAN

Attached are the draft Admissions and Continued Occupancy PLan and the Housing Choice Voucher Administrative Plan effective July 1, 2015.

01.13.15: CLICK HERE TO VIEW DRAFT ADMISSIONS AND OCCUPANCY PLAN AND HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER ADMINISTRATIVE PLAN

Click here to review the draft agency plans effective July 1, 2015

01.13.15: Kenny Okoro Gives Back To His Community

Children from the Smith Homes public housing community owe a big thanks to new Washington Redskin recruit Chibuikem Kennth Okoro.

01.13.15: Otis Wilson Honored For Service To Greensboro Housing Authority

Greensboro Housing Authority Board of Commissioners and executive staff joined together to recognize and thank Otis Wilson for his years of service on December 15, 2014.

01.09.15: DRAFT ADMISSIONS AND CONTINUED OCCUPANCY PLAN 2015

Click here to review the draft of Greensboro Housing Authority's Admissions and Continued Occupancy Plan effecteive July 1, 2015.

01.09.15: DRAFT HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE PLAN 2015

Click here to view the Greensboro Housing Authority's draft Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Plan effective July 1, 2015

11.19.14: Twenty-five Years and Going Strong Greensboro's PNRC Program

The Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA), Greensboro Police Department (GPD) and GHA residents joined together to remember and honor the past and celebrate the establishment of Police Neighborhood Resource Centers (PNRC) in 1989.

11.06.14: Akers Brown Meets HUD Secretary

Greensboro Housing Authority CEO Tina Akers Brown stands to the right of US Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro for a photo at the recent National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) National Conference and Exhibition.

10.21.14: He Loves Me He Loves Me Not

Claremont Courts hosts domestic violence awareness program.

10.06.14: Housing America Month Celebrated at African American Atelier

Agencies joined together to celebrate Housing America Month on October 2nd.

10.01.14: The HCVP Waiting List Is Now Open

Now accepting applications for GHA's Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List.

10.01.14: The Mainstream Waiting List Is Now Open

Now accepting applications for GHA's Mainstream Program Waiting List.

10.01.14: The Public Housing Waiting List Is Now Open

Now accepting applications for GHA's Public Housing Waiting List

09.29.14: Jaymar Joseph Joins GHA

Joseph has recently joined GHA as the VP of Real Estate Development

09.11.14: Public Housing Waiting List Now Open For Elderly

Public Housing Waiting List now Open for near elderly residents

09.09.14: GHA Receives Awards at Annual Conference

Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) and its residents were honored at the recent Carolinas Council of Housing and Redevelopment & Codes Officials annual conference held August 24-27, 2014.

09.08.14: We Have A Place For You In Boy Scouts

Cub and Boy Scout Recruitment meeting at Claremont Courts

08.27.14: End Of Summer Celebration

Activities to inspire, improve and impact your Self, Health & Wealth.

08.12.14: National Night Out Events Held In 12 GHA Communities

Each year on August 5, communities around the nation come together to celebrate National Night Out. In Greensboro Housing Authority communities, this year was no exception as neighborhoods came together to enjoy food and fellowship with their neighbors and the local police officers and fire fighters who work to keep their community safe.

08.04.14: Unconventional Student Awarded CCHRCO Scholarship

LaTasha Henry, a single mother, North Carolina State Agriculture and Technical School (NC A&T) senior, and Foxworth resident, has been named a Carolinas Council of Housing, Redevelopment and Code Officials (CCHRCO) scholarship winner for 2014

07.28.14: Community Foundation Announces Building Stronger Neighborhoods Awards

Five Resident Councils will be receiving over $4,000 for activities to be held in Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) communities.

07.21.14: Leading By Example

The Greensboro Police Department’s PNRC Unit held “Leading by Example”, its first Youth Leadership Academy, on June 24-26 2014, for youth residing in Greensboro Housing Authority communities

05.12.14: Third Connected Living Class Graduation Recognized

Connected Living graduates and those who continue to learn in the program gathered together for fellowship, food and fun on May 7, 2014, at Hall Towers.

05.12.14: Job Fair Held for GHA Clients

Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) partnered with XLC Services to hold a job fair open to all GHA clients.

04.14.14: CoC Funding for Homeless Prevention Awarded

Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) is the recipient of funding in the amount of $1,013,615 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide housing assistance to families who are experiencing homelessness in Greensboro, NC.

03.05.14: Project Developing Opportunities to Excel

The project serves economically disadvantaged youth and adults in the areas of education and economic opportunity and assists them in improving their quality of life.

02.24.14: 2014 Family Economic Success Day

United Way offers tax preparation assistance.

02.05.14: Your Tax Refund Is Waiting On Your

Get help with your taxes in GHA's computer labs.

01.20.14: Public Hearing will be held on March 6, 2014 for Amendment to 2013 Annual Plan and the 2014 Agency Plan

A Public Hearing will be held at 6:00PM on March 6, 2014 at Claremont Courts Community Center for an Amendment to the 2013 Annual Plan and to present the 2014 Agency Plan. Read more.

11.20.13: Sweet Program Empowers Women

The Smart Women Empowering & Educating Themselves or the S.W.E.E.T. Program kicked off on October 2, 2013 under the guidance of Wanda Mackey and Laura Mrosla with Guilford County Department of Public Health

11.13.13: Celebrating 24 Years of PNRC Partnership at GHA

Residents, police officers and Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) staff came together on November 6 to commemorate 24 years of a partnership that has impacted crime in public housing communities.

10.18.13: Domestic Violence Awareness Program

In an average year in Greensboro, NC, domestic violence claims three to four lives. So far this year, Greensboro has lost ten lives to domestic violence. Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) hosted Greensboro’s Police Neighborhood Resource Center’s first annual domestic violence awareness program at Claremont Courts Community Center on Thursday, October 17, 2013.

10.16.13: Greensboro Celebrates Housing America Month 2013

Housing America Month was celebrated in Greensboro, NC, with an art show featuring posters created by children who live in Greensboro Housing Authority’s (GHA) public housing communities or who are clients of GHA’s Housing Choice Voucher Program.

09.11.13: Youth Get Close Cuts At Claremont Courts

Thanks to the Greensboro Police Department (GPD) and barbers throughout Greensboro, young men will be ready to enter school this year with a fresh haircut and brand new backpack.

08.22.13: 30th Anniversary of National Night Out

Various GHA communities celebrate and participate in National Night Out.

08.22.13: Connected Living 2013 Class Graduates

Senior social networking/computer classes holds graduation

08.22.13: It's Your Time To Shine Acting Program

Youth ages five to sixteen present play entitled "You Look Ridiculous" at GHA's Claremont Courts.

08.22.13: Teens Train For Greatness

GHA held Youth Explosion, an event for youth ages 12 to 18 who live in GHA communities, entitled TTG - Teens Trained for Greatness.

08.22.13: Tennis and Reading Camp Summer 2013

GHA youths participate in program to learn to play tennis and bone up on their reading skills.

06.12.13: GHA Receives the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

For the eighth straight year, Greensboro Housing Authority has been recognized for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

05.24.13: GHA Honored By Greensboro City Council

A resolution was presented and adopted by the city for GHA's work throughout Greensboro.

05.14.13: Resident Council Training

Greensboro Housing Authority held Resident Council Leadership Training in March at its Claremont Courts Community Center.

04.30.13: **Announcement**

THE GREENSBORO HOUSING AUTHORITY will close the Housing Choice Voucher Program and Public Housing waiting lists on April 30, 2013 both waiting list will remain closed until further notice and no applications for assistance will be accepted after the closing date.

04.17.13: Thriving At Three Fun Day

Children enrolled in the Center for New North Carolinians Thriving at 3 program were invited to a fun day with the chil-dren enrolled in Claremont Courts’ program.

02.25.13: Gateway Plaza Celebrates Valentine's Day

Nearly 60 senior residents of Gateway Plaza come together on Valentine's Day to celebrate

02.25.13: Greensboro Housing Authority Receives Spirit of NC Award

Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) was awarded the 2012 Spirit of North Carolina Award by the United Way of North Carolina (UWNC).

02.13.13: Greensboro Housing Authority Hosts Rental Assistance Demonstration Roundtable

Greensboro Housing Authority’s Claremont Courts Community Center was the site of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Roundtable on February 6, 2013.

02.11.13: GHA Viking Players Selected to Play in MLK Basketball Tournament

Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) sent 11 players to Statesville to participate in the 16 th Annual Martin Luther King Southeast Regional Council (SERC) Basketball Challenge tournament

02.05.13: Mary Moore Honored

For Ten Years service on the GHA Board of Commissioners

02.04.13: Computer Labs Open For Tax Preparation

List of times and locations where you may receive help filing your taxes at GHA computer labs.

02.01.13: First Connected Living Class Graduates

Classes to help our elderly residents become more acquainted with technology, and improve their computer skills.

02.01.13: Raising A Reader

Information on the program supported by Thriving at Three to promote literacy in young children.

11.15.12: Greensboro Celebrates Housing America Month

The Greensboro Cultural Center at Festival Park was the site of Greensboro's celebration of Housing America Month. Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) in partnership with The African American Atelier hosted an art gallery and reception that featured posters created by children in Greensboro's affordable housing for NAHRO's annual "What Home Means to Me".

11.09.12: PNRC Celebrates 23 Years of Operation

Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) residents, staff and commissioners joined the Greensboro Police Department (GPD) on November 8, 2012, at the Claremont Courts Community Center to celebrate a program that has continued since 1989.

08.22.12: Back To School Event Hosted by PASS

Partners Advocating Student Success held a special event in the Claremont Courts community and gave kids free haircuts, and info on bike safety, and more.

08.22.12: Celebrating Fatherhood - Event Hopes to Reconnect Father and Child

Greensboro Housing Authority hosts a celebration of Father's Day at its Raw Warren community.

08.22.12: Connected Living Kickoff

Greensboro Housing Authority opens computer labs at two of their elderly communities.

08.15.12: National Night Out Celebrated in Nine GHA Communities

Residents from nine Greensboro Housing Authority communities came together to commemorate the 29th anniversary of National Night Out on August 7, 2012.

04.23.12: 2011 Annual Report

Greensboro Housing Authority publishes its 2011 Annual Report.

03.16.12: Haworth House and a Partnership in Caring

The Servant Center and the Greensboro Housing Authority have partnered to better serve the needs of the homeless Veteran population.

03.15.12: Housing Authority Receives Building Healthy Homes Award

On February 29, 2012, awards were presented at Housing Summit 2012 for outstanding contributions that exceed expectations, are innovative, and make a measurable impact on Greensboro's future. Greensboro Housing Authority (GHA) received the Building Healthy Homes award at the conference for the construction of a new community building and the renovation of existing apartments at Stoneridge, a Greensboro public housing community that is designated for the elderly.

12.01.11: Three GHA Youth are Named Winners in Poster Contest

The artwork of two high school students and one middle school student from Greensboro were selected to appear in the NAHRO 2012 What Home Means To Me calendar.

11.22.11: GHA Reaches United Way Goal

Greensboro Housing Authority employees reach their United Way goal.

11.17.11: Great American Smoke Out Event Held at Claremont Courts

Leslie McLean of Alcohol & Drug Services spoke to mothers enrolled in Greensboro's Thriving at Three (TAT) program as part of the Great American Smokeout on November 17th in Greensboro Housing Authority's Claremont Courts.

11.16.11: Grand Opening for Stoneridge Community Center

Greensboro Mayor William H. Knight; City Council Member Trudy Wade; Director of Public Housing for HUD's Greensboro Field Office Michael A. Williams; J. Hyatt Hammond Associates, Inc. Architect Bruce Cantrel; and Greensboro Housing Authority Chief Executive Officer Tina Akers Brown addressed a crowded room of Stoneridge residents, GHA staff, and other well wishers during the grand opening and ribbon cutting for the new Stoneridge Community Center on November 16, 2011.

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