On 10/31/11 The Winnebago County Housing Authority selected Northern Winnebago, LLC for the award of 29 Section 8 Project Based Assistance Vouchers for the Project located at 1615 Blackhawk Boulevard, South Beloit, Illinois 61080 and known as Johnston Garden Apartments. The initial term of the Housing Assistance Payment Contract will be November 7, 2011. The award will be for a period of 15 years.
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WCHA 2012 Section Eight Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) score 100%
SEMAP is the HUD report card for the Section 8 program, evaluating quality control, HQS, FSS, and program utilization. With our Project Based Section 8 and family Section 8 programs, everyone at the housing authority was involved in achieving the Section 8 score.
The 2012 score is 100% for a High Performer score.
Notice of Public Hearing and Request for Public Comment Moving to Work Demonstration Application and First Annual Plan
The Winnebago County Housing Authority (WCHA) is developing a Moving to Work (MTW) Demonstration Application and First Annual MTW Plan. A draft copy of the Plan will be available for review and public comment as of May 11, 2012. A public hearing will be held on Monday, June 11, 2012 at 5:30 PM at the offices of WCHA, 3617 Delaware Street, Rockford, Illinois, to discuss the Application and Plan.
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The Winnebago County Housing Authority (WCHA) is committed to providing safe, decent and affordable housing. Winnebago County Housing Authority is governed by an appointed Board of Commissioners and is served by competent, friendly housing professionals
3617 Delaware Street
Rockford, IL 61102
(Inside Washington Park Community Center)
(815)963-2133-Phone | (815)316-2860-Fax
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8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. (Closed Noon to 1 P.M.)