News

04-03-2020
We are very happy to announce that today we learned WCHA received a $318,840 award expanding our Family Unification Voucher program! Only three awards were given to Illinois and this allows us to help another 40 families with our existing Family Unification Program. In 2015 WCHA partnered with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services for a demonstration program to assist Youth Aging Out of Foster Care. The following year HUD announced that they would create funding to formal
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03-30-2020
Date Issued: March 30, 2020 Description: The Winnebago County Housing Authority (WCHA) and the Winnebago Homes Association (WHA) is seeking proposals from qualified individual(s), firm(s) to provide WCHA and WHA with Mixed Finance Legal Services. Contact Person: Alan Zais, Executive Director alan@wchauthority.com Last Day for Questions: April 6, 2020 Submission Deadline: April 9, 2020 at 3:00 pm Central Standard Time Submission Address: Winnebago County Housing Authority Winneb
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01-31-2018
We’re happy to share that the Winnebago County Housing Authority has again been awarded the Family Self-Sufficiency grant, in the amount of $134,336. This funds our two FSS Coordinators to assist families with the program. The program collaborates with community resources to assist families to increase their earned income and reduce dependency on welfare assistance and rental subsidies. They enter a contract that is generally five years to help achieve goals that may include tuition for
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01-30-2018
The Winnebago County Housing Authority is honored to be recognized by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce for the Confluence Award program! The Confluence aware celebrates what can be accomplished for our community through partnerships, and we were recognized for the ROCK House, which was the Rockford Police Officer residency program. Please read here to learn more The Winnebago County Housing Authority is honored to be recognized by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce for the Confluence Award prog
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