Michael Krause http://whqr.org en 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 Housing Authority Aims to Crack Down on Crime in Public Housing http://whqr.org/post/housing-authority-aims-crack-down-crime-public-housing <p>The <a href="http://www.wha.net/index.htm">Wilmington Housing Authority</a> is cracking down on crime in public housing communities. At Monday's monthly board meeting, a UNCW graduate student is presenting a study on criminal activity in affordable housing. And the Authority is proposing sweeping policy changes in an effort to get public housing residents and their visitors off the streets late at night.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:26:46 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 41967 at http://whqr.org Housing Authority Aims to Crack Down on Crime in Public Housing Wilmington Housing Authority Secures Funding for Homeless Veterans http://whqr.org/post/wilmington-housing-authority-secures-funding-homeless-veterans <p>Some of Wilmington’s homeless veterans are about to get some good news. Yesterday, the <a href="http://www.wha.net/">Wilmington Housing Authority</a> was awarded a $94,000 grant from the <a href="http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD">United States Department of Housing and Urban Development</a>--or HUD--which translates to fifteen housing vouchers for area veterans. Wilmington was one of only three cities in the state to receive this allocation.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:14:20 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 41898 at http://whqr.org Wilmington Housing Authority Secures Funding for Homeless Veterans