Chester City Blog: CHA and Widener University students Mark MLK Day with Children’s Learning Activities

Activities linked to Dr. Martin Luther King highlighted the holiday Monday for children at the Chester Housing Authority’s Booker T. Washington Community Center. As their Day of Service, 20 students from Widener University planned and oversaw crafts and other activities for the kids and even served them lunch.

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Chester Spirit: Thumbs up for CHA a year after court ends oversight Feds say public housing works well in Chester

In its first review of the Chester Housing Authority (CHA) since the agency emerged from 20 years of federal court oversight at the beginning of 2014, the U. S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) says CHA is operating its public housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs extremely well. In addition, the assessment notes positive communication between CHA and the residents it serves.

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Delaware County Daily Times: Chester Housing Authority Seeks New Tenants

The city’s housing authority will be accepting applications for low-income home renters for the first time since 2011. According to a news release from the Chester Housing Authority, low-income families, senior citizens and the disabled will have until Nov. 30 to submit an application to lease a home through the CHA.

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Chester housing applications are due by Nov. 30

For the first time in four years, the Chester Housing Authority is accepting housing applications for the nearly 800 public rental properties it manages.

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Chester Spirit: CHA accepting new applications for first time in 4 years

For the first time since 2011, the Chester Housing Authority (CHA) is accepting new applications for the agency’s affordable homes for rent. Low-income families, seniors and disabled citizens have until Nov. 30th to fill out the online application to lease an available home through CHA.

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Chester housing authority cited as most improved

The Chester Housing Authority, the once-beleaguered public housing agency that operated under receivership for two decades, has been cited as the most improved public housing authority in the nation, according to a survey by HAI Group, an insurer of nearly 1,400 housing authorities across the country. Beating nearly 150 housing agencies in its category, the Chester agency received the award for achieving the greatest decline in the number of insurance claims filed and a reduction in the cost of claims paid by the insurer.

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