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HRA gets $1.6 million total in loans from city, WPU

March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Rising Sun Estates townhome project cleared a major hurdle Tuesday morning.
In a joint meeting of the Worthington City Council, the Water and Light Commission and the Worthington Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA), the 48-…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rosie outlook: Longtime HRA director prepares for retirement

January 11, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Rosie Rogers didn’t really know what she was getting into when she applied for a job with the Worthington Housing and Redevelopment Authority some 28 years ago.
She had just returned from a trip to Germany with the Worthington High School choir and found a letter in her mailbox from friend Nancy Gruchow.
“She had clipped out the advertisement and included a note that said, ‘I could see you in this job. Do your community a favor and apply,’” related Rosie. Continue Reading

City council meets with HRA to clarify appointments

January 30, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON City Council members met with Worthington Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) staff members Monday night to clarify the recent appointment of two additional councilmen to the HRA Board of Commissioners. Continue Reading

Grant helps downtown property owners improve their buildings

December 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Eleven downtown commercial businesses participated in a two-year Willmar Housing and Redevelopment Authority grant program to improve their store fronts and make other improvements to their buildings. The program ends Dec. 31, 2011. Homeowners in Willmar and Pennock also participated.
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Rent dispute resolved

December 2, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

An agreement has been reached between Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) and the two tenants who sued the agency over increased rent. Continue Reading

HRA sued over rents

November 16, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Poor people are being forced to pay higher rents through an agency that could use other options to keep the payments down.
That’s the thrust of a lawsuit filed by two tenants in U.S. District Court. Continue Reading

Luverne man receives state award

October 14, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE The Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) honored a Luverne man for his dedication and service to the Luverne HRA during its annual conference in Duluth recently. Continue Reading

Rents rise for poor

October 3, 2010 in DL-Online

Some tenants around the Alexandria area will see a big increase in rent beginning today, Friday, October 1. Continue Reading

Willmar’s longtime HRA boss heads to Glenwood

September 30, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Dorothy Gaffaney, longtime Willmar Housing and Redevelopment Authority staff member and executive director, has resigned to take a position with the Glenwood Housing Authority. Gaffaney’s last day at Willmar was Thursday.
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Rents rise for poor

September 30, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Some tenants around the area will see a big increase in rent beginning today, Friday, October 1. Continue Reading