Category Archives: HACA Organizational

Asheville Housing Works’ Radio Show Focuses on Diabetes

Each Tuesday and Thursday, Asheville Housing Authority’s Director of Communication, Terry Bellamy, hosts the radio show, Asheville Housing Works, which focuses on issues that are important to the residents of the Asheville Housing Authority. Asheville Housing Works most recent show … Continue reading

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Letter from Gene Bell, Chief Executive Officer

Over the past few months, there have been an increase in the number of gun related incidents that have occurred within the various housing developments. Many of the violent acts have taken place during the day when children were outside … Continue reading

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Community Engagement Social: Get Up! Get Out! Get Something!

Asheville Housing Authority’s (AHA) Family Self Sufficiency’s (FSS) staff and the Buncombe County’s Health and Human Services Department and Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College’s SNAP 2 Skills Employment and Training program have partnered with several organizations to host a series … Continue reading

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Increasing Employee’s Productivity Through Health and Wellness

The Asheville Housing Authority is taking health and wellness to heart.  Several members of the staff have formed a Health and Wellness Committee to provide information on nutrition and exercise to the other co-workers.  The Health and Wellness Committee recently … Continue reading

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CANCELLED HACA Board of Commissioners’ Meeting

The HACA Board of Commissioners’ meeting that was scheduled for May 24, 2017 has been cancelled. The Board will meet again on June 28, 2017 in HACA’s Central Office Board Room at 5:00 pm, which is located at 165 South … Continue reading

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Community Action Opportunities’ Head Start is Accepting Applications

Community Action Opportunities’ Head Start is a free school-readiness program for children three to five years of age and their families who meet the income guidelines. Head Start has classrooms that are located throughout Buncombe County.  The program focuses on preparing … Continue reading

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YMCA Provides Healthy Food Throughout the Area

Did you know over 18% of all North Carolina’s families suffering from food insecurity?  In order to assist in addressing the issue is Buncombe County, the YMCA of Western North Carolina is providing healthy food through out the community.  Each Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Lee Walker Heights’ Redevelopment Plan Priorities

The Asheville Housing Authority is continuing to work towards the redevelopment of the oldest public housing development in Western North Carolina, Lee Walker Heights. Lee Walker Heights is a 96 unit development that is located in the South Slope of … Continue reading

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