News and Releases

WHA Partners with Worcester Tech creating Apprenticeship Program
The WHA and Worcester Technical High School announces a partnership to create a new trades apprenticeship program. Posted: 06/01/2018

WHA Rated a High Performer By HUD
The Worcester Housing Authority is thrilled to announce that it has received high marks in its most recent performance evaluation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Posted: 05/21/2018 WNT 10pm News

Low-Income Workers May Get To Own A Home With New Program In Worcester
A new home ownership program designed to help those on federal assistance get into the housing market starts this spring in Worcester. Posted: 03/03/2017 CBS Boston

Worcester Housing Authority, nonprofit Section 8 families own homes
The Worcester Housing Authority is partnering with a Boston nonprofit Posted: 03/03/2017

Worcester Housing Authority's SportsZone after school program
The Worcester Housing Authority's after school program news report on Charter TV3 Posted: 09/29/2016

Worcester Housing Authority receives $173K Fire prevention grant for 862 apartments
The Worcester Housing Authority this week was awarded $173,000 to go toward an initiative educating tenants of four Worcester Housing Authority towers on safe cooking and fire prevention. Posted: 09/09/2016

September 7, 2016 – WHA Hires new Chief Procurement Officer
The Worcester Housing Authority is pleased to announce that Jackson Restrepo has been hired to join the WHA as the Chief Procurement Officer, starting at the end of September.

August 15, 2016 – WHA hires new Director of Human Resources
The Worcester Housing Authority is delighted that Erin Jansky has been hired to join the WHA as the Director of Human Resources, starting in early September.

Worcester Housing Authority gets $336K grant for self-sufficiency program
The Worcester Housing Authority this week was awarded more than $336,000 for its federal self-sufficiency program - the highest tally of any city statewide. July 20th, 2016

Fox 25 News reports on the success of the A Better Life Program
October 20th, 2015

The failure of public assistance
Welfare programs have become permanent way of life. Raymond V. Mariano July 7th, 2015

A Better Life January 2015 Press Release


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