Jeff Hovis http://whqr.org en Citizen Action to Propel Housing Authority's Choice Neighborhood Grant Application http://whqr.org/post/citizen-action-propel-housing-authoritys-choice-neighborhood-grant-application <p>In gearing up to apply for a ninety-million-dollar grant to revitalize a huge swath of the city, the <a href="http://wha.net/">Wilmington Housing Authority</a> made a loud plea for citizen involvement. And it’s now being answered. Nearly one hundred people—from public housing residents to local business leaders—are volunteering to serve on sub-committees dedicated to making Wilmington’s application as competitive as it can be.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:15:48 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 51113 at http://whqr.org Citizen Action to Propel Housing Authority's Choice Neighborhood Grant Application Wilmington Housing Authority Calls for Major Public Input http://whqr.org/post/wilmington-housing-authority-calls-major-public-input <p>The Wilmington Housing Authority is moving full-speed toward its goal of getting a thirty-million-dollar federal grant to revitalize Hillcrest—and it’s seeking public input. If awarded a competitive Choice Neighborhood Grant, the Authority will be working with the community to improve not only the public housing project, but the city spanning Third to Fifteenth, and Castle to Martin streets.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:39:15 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 48811 at http://whqr.org Wilmington Housing Authority Calls for Major Public Input Wilmington Housing Authority Seeking Community Help to Win Huge HUD Grant http://whqr.org/post/wilmington-housing-authority-seeking-community-help-win-huge-hud-grant <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the first time ever, the </span><a href="http://www.wha.net/index.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;">Wilmington Housing Authority</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is applying for a competitive, thirty-million-dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD—and they want to make it a community affair. Today&nbsp;the Housing Authority gathered city and county leaders at the Hillcrest development to strategize on winning a Choice Neighborhood Grant. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:25:59 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 47119 at http://whqr.org Wilmington Housing Authority Seeking Community Help to Win Huge HUD Grant Wilmington Housing Authority Board Fires CEO Michael Krause http://whqr.org/post/wilmington-housing-authority-board-fires-ceo-michael-krause <p>As of this<strong>&nbsp;</strong> morning, the <a href="http://www.wha.net/index.htm">Wilmington Housing Authority</a> is in new hands. Following CEO Michael Krause’s arrest Sunday for driving with a blood alcohol level measuring more than four times the legal limit, the Authority’s board of commissioners has terminated him. The charge marked Krause’s second DWI since taking the position in 2008. Vernice Hamilton, the Authority’s director of human resources, will step up as interim CEO.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:55:27 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 43006 at http://whqr.org Wilmington Housing Authority Board Fires CEO Michael Krause Downtown Wilmington to see new hotel from national chain http://whqr.org/post/downtown-wilmington-see-new-hotel-national-chain <p></p><p></p><p>Downtown Wilmington is about to see another new hotel go up.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 02 May 2013 20:18:48 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 35771 at http://whqr.org Downtown Wilmington to see new hotel from national chain