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Snohomish County seeks citizens to serve on Technical Advisory Committee

TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TAC)
 
Snohomish County receives funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and is recruiting eligible persons to serve on a technical advisory committee for review of applications for affordable housing, public facilities, and public service projects that will benefit low-income & homeless individuals.

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7/19/12 WEBINAR - Basics of Fair Housing

Event Date:July 19, 2012

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HASCO Receives 75 More Vouchers to House Veterans

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced today that they will provide HUD rental vouchers and VA case management to 610 more homeless veterans - 50 in Alaska, 50 in Idaho, 185 in Oregon and 325 in Washington state.   HASCO has been awarded 75 vouchers - the largest number in the region.

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Want to Learn More About How Housing Assistance Has Helped Individuals?

HASCO has posted client success stories.  Click the success stories link to learn more about how housing has helped Charles, Wes, Jeff, and Miles.  These are only four of the over 3,000 individuals and families who benefit from Section 8 housing assistance.

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HASCO Receives a United Way Gold Award

The Housing Authority was presented with the United Way Gold Award for outstanding service to the people of our community.  HASCO’s staff is consistently generous in donations to United Way to help meet the needs of individuals and families in Snohomish County.  The Gold Award is given to businesses with over 50% of staff contributing to the United Way campaign and an employee per capita gift of at least $75.

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HASCO Given 945 Children’s Books

HASCO is pleased to be a recipient of a Page Ahead grant which will provide 945 books to be distributed to children in all age ranges living within targeted Housing Authority properties.  These books will be distributed at three reading events occurring this year.  At each event, reading activities will be held to encourage children to learn the love of reading and to develop and strengthen literacy skills. 

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3/15/12 WEBINAR - Basics of Fair Housing

Event Time: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

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HASCO makes Draft Agency Plan available for public comment

HASCO is currently seeking public comment on its draft 2012 Public Housing Agency Plan updated during a 45-day review period which runs from January 28, 2012 to March 12, 2012.  The Agency Plan is a HUD requirement and outlines HASCO's goals and objectives for the coming year.  The Plan is also available for review at our office between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM on regular business days. 
 
To be considered for incorporation into the Plan, comments must be submitted in writing to Kristen Cane at 12625 4th Ave W, Suite 200, Everett, WA 98204 or kristen@hasco.org by 4:30 PM on March 12, 2012.
 
Comments can also be submitted at a public hearing on the Agency Plan update that will be held in the HASCO Board Room (12625 4th Ave W, Suite 200, Everett, WA 98204) on March 5, 2012 at 11 AM.

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1/12/12 Fair Housing Webinar

HUD Northwest hosts Fair Housing Basics Webinar, January 12th, on-line, Visit www.hud.gov/apps/calendar/event.cfm?state=wa&record=11867&scheduleID=11615&calendarID=52

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