In order to encourage academic excellence and community responsibility among high school students, the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA) has implemented a scholarship program for graduating seniors who are preparing to enter college. This year PHADA awarded three (3) scholarships totaling over $23,000 to deserving youth currently residing in PHADA member housing agencies. Congratulations to Miya Ransom-Cox, one of our own. Lake County Housing Authority was proud to support her at the luncheon

The Lake County Housing Authority received the 2017 North Central Regional Council (State’s of IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI, IA and NE) of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Housing Award of Excellence for the Proactive Discussion on Race Relations “What unites us is far greater than what divides us.” This program came in to fruition during the time of heightened police related shootings. Thank you to all the community leaders that participated!

LCHA Board Chairperson Dr. H. Lee Jordan was awarded the 2017 Alvira B. Long Memorial Award from the North Central Regional Council (State’s of IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI, IA and NE) of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. This award is given to commissioners who have demonstrated excellence in advocating for and developing the financial, political, and community support necessary to ensure the continuation and expansion of housing or community development programs.