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Block Party 2019 video
The WHA 2019 Block Party is available for viewing! Posted: 09/13/2019

Block Party 2019 gets bigger and better every year
The WHA would like to thank all our sponsors, partners, employees and residents that made our 2019 Block Party a huge success. Posted: 08/27/2019

WHA to host 3rd annual Block Party for GBV and Curtis Community
The WHA will host its 3rd annual GBV and Curtis Block Party, on August 24, 2019 from 12 Noon to 4 p.m., at the Community Center courtyard located at 180 Constitution Avenue. Posted: 08/21/2019

POW! WOW! Worcester nurtures budding cartoonists at Great Brook Valley
With its vast array of brick walls, Great Brook Valley is already turning out to be the perfect canvas for the latest push by POW! WOW! Worcester to bring public art to every corner of the city. Posted: 08/21/2019

POW! WOW! Worcester sets its sights on Great Brook Valley
For its fourth installment, POW! WOW! Worcester 2019, running Aug. 16-23, plans to make a mark while engaging with residents at the Great Brook Valley public housing complex. Posted: 08/16/2019

Worcester Housing Authority buys former Reliant building for $3.9M
The Worcester Housing Authority plans to move its administrative headquarters to the former Reliant Medical Group campus at 630 Plantation St. after buying the property through its nonprofit for $3.9 million. Posted: 08/09/2019

POW! WOW! Worcester announces the 2019 artist line-up
POW! WOW! Worcester annouced the 2019 Lineup and Locations for August 16-23. We are excited to partner with POW! WOW! Worcester and to be included in the process. Posted: 07/26/2019

POW! WOW! Worcester is coming to Great Brook Valley
Residents are encouraged to attend the community input session on June 12th to discuss with POW! WOW! Worcester mural ideas that represent our community. Posted: 06/7/2019

New Assistant Director of Maintenance
Congratulations to the WHA's Employee Joe Caron on his promotion to Assistant Director of Maintenance! Posted: 06/5/2019

Summer Camps 2019 starting July
Each summer WHA provides summer camp experiences for Great Brook Valley and Lakeside Residents children. Parents are to attend "Know Your Camp Night" on June 6th or June 11th. Posted: 06/5/2019

MassNAHRO Scholarship Winner
Congratulations to the WHA's Public Safety Assistant, Cristina River-Jimenez, for being selected as one of the award recipients! Posted: 05/13/2019

Graduating residents of People Empowering People
Congratulations to the graduating residents involved in People Empowering People, parent leadership training. Presented by the Worcester Family Resource Center & Community Connections Coalition. Posted: 05/10/2019

The WHA gets a visit from HUD
Regional HUD boss vows to bring Worcester Housing Authority's "A Better Life" program to superiors. Posted: 04/24/2019

Expansion of ABL
Baker-Polito Administration awards $1 million to expand Worcester’s award-winning “A Better Life” program to three other housing authorities. Posted: 04/24/2019

Tenant employment rate rises in Worcester housing projects
The employment rate in Worcester’s two largest public housing projects has jumped by 24 percent in the past five years, housing authority figures show – evidence, officials say, that their self-sufficiency programs are changing lives. Posted: 03/14/2019

The WHA Employment Training Program Receives National Award
The winners of the 2018 NMA Housing Awards were announced at The Housing Conference last week in New Orleans. Posted: 03/8/2019

The WHA's ROSS Program is in full motion
The purpose of the ROSS Program is to assist Worcester Housing Authority Federal Residents with Express Services. Services such as Employment, Education, Financial literacy and assistance for Seniors. Posted: 02/1/2019

The Research Bureau brief focused on the Worcester Housing Authority
The WHA, the second largest of 253 housing authorities in Massachusetts, supports nearly 7,000 households, over 3,000 of them in authority-owned units, and serves 15,000 residents. This brief explores the WHA's governance, funding, and programs. Posted: 01/11/2019

The WHA Careers Video
Do you want to know what it's like to work in the Worcester Housing Authority? Posted: 012/14/2019


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