Public Comment is Open for the Housing Choice Voucher Program

The staff of the Asheville Housing Authority has recently revised the Administrative Plan for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, and is now seeking public comment on the revised plan. The public may provide written comments until February 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm at the Asheville Housing Authority, 165 South French Broad Avenue, Asheville, NC  28801.  The Asheville Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners’ review and approval are scheduled for February 22, 2017 during the Board’s regular meeting.

HACA Admin Plan Revisions posted for comment 1-19-2017

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Asheville Housing Authority’s Holiday Hours

The Asheville Housing Authority’s offices will be closed on Thursday, December 22nd and Monday, December 26th in recognition of the Christmas Holiday and Monday, January 2, 2017, in recognition of New Year’s Day. If you are a resident of Asheville Housing Authority and have an emergency during the times that the offices are closed, please call 1-888-990-8726 for assistance.

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Asheville Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners’ Meeting

Asheville Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners’ next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at 5pm. It will be held in Central Office’s Board Room, 165 s. French Broad Avenue, Asheville, NC  28801.

The Board of Commissioners’ package can be accessed via this link:

HACA Board Packet – December 2016

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2017 Asheville Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners Meeting Schedule

The Asheville Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners meet on a monthly basis in one of the housing developments’ centers. The Board of Commissioners’ meetings are an opportunity for individuals to learn about the efforts of the Housing Authority. The following is a list of dates, times and locations of the 2017 Board of Commissioners’ meetings.

Amended Board Meeting Schedule 2017

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Annual Southside Community Thanksgiving Dinner to be Held at the Edington Center Today – Tuesday, November 22

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“Celebration of our community, Green Opportunities, the Asheville Housing Authority, Upfront Management Sports Agency, the Residents’ Council of the Asheville Housing Authority, and Southside community partners invite you to join us for the 3rd Annual Southside Community Thanksgiving Dinner. This holiday meal will take place on today – Tuesday, November 22, 2016, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM in the gymnasium of the Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center, and is free and open to the public.”

The Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center is located at 133 Livingston Street.

Green Opportunities Media Release

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Asheville Housing Authority’s Holiday Schedule

Asheville Housing Authority’s offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2016 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday. Our offices will reopen on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 9:00 am.

If you are a resident of Asheville Housing Authority and have an emergency during the times that our offices are closed, please call 1-888-990-8726 for assistance.

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Upcoming Asheville Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners’ Meeting

Asheville Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners’ next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at 5pm. It will be held in the Bartlett Arms’ Community Room, which is located at 121 Bartlett Street, Asheville, NC 28801.

The Board of Commissioners’ package can be accessed via this link:

Asheville Housing Board Packet – November 2016

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The Minority Medical Mentoring Program (MMMP) is Accepting Applications

The Minority Medical Mentoring Program (MMMP) is accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic school year. This opportunity is designed for under-represented minority high school seniors enrolled in Asheville City and Buncombe County schools that participate in school-sanctioned internships. Candidates should have interest in the pursuit of a high-level health career. Students apply in their junior year of high school. To be eligible for this internship, students must have a minimum weighted grade point average of 3.0, qualify as an under-represented minority, have a strong desire to pursue a career as a physician, pharmacist, dentist, physical therapist or physician assistant, have an active record of work and/or community service and have access to reliable transportation.

They are looking for students who are excited about a career in health care, are mature, responsible, focused, need minimal supervision, dependable, practice good oral and written communication skills, and have an excellent attitude and personality.

This program is a collaborative effort of the Asheville-Buncombe Institute of Parity Achievement (ABIPA), the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC), Mission Health and the Western Carolina Medical Society (WCMS).
The deadline for submission of this application is Friday, December 16, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

For additional information:
Email or call: Jacquelyn Hallum, Program Director at (828) 257-4479 or email Health Careers.

http://mahec.net/residency-and-student-info/k-12-health-careers

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