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Public Hearing Notices
Upcoming public hearings for Worcester Housing Authority FY-2025 Proposed State Annual Plan Hearing. Posted: 10/19/2023

Worcester Housing Authority planning complete redevelopment of Lakeside Apartments
The Worcester Housing Authority is seeking federal funding for its complete redevelopment of the Lakeside Apartments complex. Posted: 10/4/2023

Public Safety Newsletter available online
Resident newsletters inform about WHA properties and the behind the scenes of the agency. In the Spotlight focuses on Public Safety projects and helpful stories for keeping you updated and informed. Posted: 10/4/2023

Financial coaching program gives Worcester Housing Authority residents a second chance
A new program is helping people in Worcester who have fallen on hard times get back on strong financial footing. Posted: 10/2/2023

Basic Civics 101 for September 25th at 5:30 at GBV and Curtis, 180 Constitution.
Individuals will know how the different branches of government work and how they can have a voice. Location: GBV Community Center, 180 Constitution Avenue, Great Brook Valley, Worcester, MA. Time and date: Monday, September 25 at 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Posted: 9/22/2023

WHA Mourns Passing of Former Director Ruth E. Carlson
It is with profound sadness that the Worcester Housing Authority announces the passing of Ruth E. Carlson, a cherished member of the WHA family. Posted: 8/24/2023

VSP® Eyes of Hope® features mobile eye care clinics
Exciting news! The WHA has been working with VSP to provide a free eye exam and glasses all the same day. This is partnership between WHA, VSP Eyes of Hope and MCPHS. VSP will bring their mobile clinic to 34 GBV and park in on the basketball court on July 12th from 9AM-4PM. Posted: 7/10/2023

Great Brook Valley kids get creative – and learn – through art
Check out the awesome album of Creative Minds! Posted: 6/24/2023

WHA’s Summer Concert Series has begun!
The WHA is excited to announce another year of summer concert series. Posted: 6/24/2023

Worcester Housing Authority overhauling Curtis Apartments complex
As the WHA seeks new opportunities to build much-needed affordable housing, CEO Alex Corrales said attention turned to existing buildings that are long overdue for an upgrade. Posted: 6/24/2023

Worcester Housing Authority, Trinity Financial Inc. receive grant for Curtis Apartments redevelopment
Posted: 6/5/2023

Table Talk Lofts developer selected for WHA 374-unit Lakeside Apartments project
The Worcester Housing Authority selected Boston Capital Development and its partner on the project, E3 Development LLC, for the WHA’s redevelopment of its 202-unit Lakeside Apartments complex. Posted: 6/5/2023

Lakeside Apartments in Worcester to be demolished, 374 new units built
A Worcester Housing Authority apartment complex near Coes Pond will see an additional 172 units built as part of a major redevelopment project. Posted: 5/1/2023

Developer behind Canal District project to redevelop Lakeside Apartments
All 202 units at the Lakeside Apartments at 30 Lakeside Ave. will be razed and rebuilt with 172 units added for a total of 374, according to a news release from the Worcester Housing Authority. Posted: 5/1/2023

Developer behind Canal District project to redevelop Lakeside Apartments
All 202 units at the Lakeside Apartments at 30 Lakeside Ave. will be razed and rebuilt with 172 units added for a total of 374, according to a news release from the Worcester Housing Authority. Posted: 5/1/2023

Check out the new WHA summer camps video promo!
Posted: 4/12/2023

Registration for FREE Summer Camps is now OPEN!
Each summer WHA provides a summer camp experience for 235 Great Brook Valley and Lakeside Residents children. Families can choose from a variety of summer camp experiences based on the needs of each child. Posted: 4/12/2023

Elm Park Tower Moving Home
WORCESTER, Mass. - A Worcester Housing Authority van brings residents to Elm Park Tower from nearby hotels where they have been living for the past six weeks. For the full story. Posted: 3/16/2023

Displaced Elm Park Towers residents to return home this week
WORCESTER, Mass. - Residents of the Elm Park Towers seniors-only housing complex will be able to return to their homes starting Wednesday. A planned phased return for residents will continue through Friday. Posted: 3/14/2023

Worcester senior housing residents, displaced in February, will start returning home Wednesday
WORCESTER — Residents of the seniors-only Elm Park Tower apartments at 425 Pleasant St.will begin returning to their homes Wednesday. Posted: 3/14/2023

Elm Park Tower residents to begin moving back in 6 weeks after flooding
Six weeks after flooding caused by winter cold forced them to evacuate, residents of a high rise apartment building owned by the Worcester Housing Authority will return home this week. Posted: 3/14/2023

Joy of Music comes to GBV
The WHA is excited to start a new Children's Chorus on the GBV site! Children must be enrolled in the WHA after-school Learning Center Program to participate. Posted: 3/12/2023

Fidelity Bank donates $5,000 to Worcester Housing Authority to help displaced residents
While all residents have been safely evacuated and are staying with family and friends or have been placed by the WHA in hotels until repairs can be completed, residents are still in need of donations to help with daily needs. Posted: 3/12/2023

Worcester Housing Authority launches Elm Park Tower - 425 Pleasant Street Donation initiative
The WHA is reaching out to the community for donations that will go towards residents in-need who have been affected by the evacuation from 425 Pleasant Street. Posted: 3/11/2023

Worcester Housing Authority launches Emergency Updates page for Elm Park Tower Residents
WHA Residents of Elm Park Tower (425 Pleasant Street) can find most recent updates of the maintaince status at www.worcesterha.org/emergency.html as well as Facebook and various social medias. 425 Pleasant Street (Elm Park Tower) experienced pipes freezing, power outages, and major flooding. Posted: 3/10/2023

Wind chill warning declared over all of Mass.; parts of state could feel 40 below
National Weather Service forecasters have raised a wind chill warning across all of Massachusetts from Friday morning through Saturday morning, cautioning residents of the commonwealth that staying outside in the forecasted cold could cause frostbite on exposed skin in a matter of minutes. Posted: 3/10/2023

Public Hearing Notices
Upcoming public hearings this month for Holden and Worcester Housing Authority FY-2024 Proposed State Annual Plan Hearing, Procurement Online Surplus Auction, and public notice for 'A Place to Live' 38 Lewis Street application. Posted: 3/1/2023

The Dangers of Portable Heaters in Public Housing
The DHCD Facilities Management team recommends that LHAs have a policy prohibiting the use of portable space heaters in your developments. Posted: 11/22/2022

Lanzan programa piloto de comidas gratuitas en Worcester
A new food delivery program officially launched Tuesday for Worcester Housing Authority residents. The 'Food Matters' program aims to address food insecurity. The pilot program will initially be offered at six properties and focus on the elderly and disabled community. Posted: 11/3/2022

Food delivery pilot program launches for Worcester Housing Authority residents
A new food delivery program officially launched Tuesday for Worcester Housing Authority residents. The 'Food Matters' program aims to address food insecurity. The pilot program will initially be offered at six properties and focus on the elderly and disabled community. Posted: 10/14/2022

New Program to Provide Meals for Worcester Housing Authority Residents
The Worcester Housing Authority is launching a new pilot program that will provide 12 meals per month to over 1,000 residents who live in six of the authority's properties, according to the Telegram & Gazette. Posted: 10/14/2022

New Program to Provide Meals for Worcester Housing Authority Residents
The Worcester Housing Authority is launching a new pilot program that will provide 12 meals per month to over 1,000 residents who live in six of the authority's properties, according to the Telegram & Gazette. Posted: 10/14/2022

Free meals for Worcester Housing Authority residents bill of fare in new pilot program
Food Matters for the Worcester Housing Authority, as the agency is launching a pilot program with that name to deliver free meals to residents. Posted: 10/12/2022

Worcester Housing Authority to launch free meal delivery service for residents
The goal of the 'Food Matters' delivery service is to reduce food insecurity among WHA residents. They'll deliver 12 shelf stable meals per month to more than 100 residents. Posted: 10/11/2022

Worcester Housing Authority launching free meal delivery program
The WHA announced Monday that it is launching a new pilot program, Food Matters, that will deliver 12 free meals per month to over 1,000 residents. Posted: 10/10/2022

Worcester to begin construction on micro-units for chronically homeless
Amid a rise in homelessness across Worcester, the city’s housing authority will start constructing what officials called the first-in-the-state building of micro-units to house people who have been chronically homeless. Posted: 8/30/2022

Worcester Housing Authority breaks ground on 'A Place To Live' housing development
The Worcester Housing Authority broke ground on a new housing development Monday morning as part of a program to help solve the homelessness crisis in the community. Posted: 8/30/2022

'A Place to Live': Long-term, supportive housing for homeless breaks ground in Worcester
The Worcester Housing Authority held a groundbreaking Monday for “A Place to Live,” a $7.7 million, 24-unit building on Lewis Street that will provide permanent, supportive housing and wraparound care for the homeless. Posted: 8/30/2022

Back to School Health & Wellness Fair
Please join us at the GBV Gym at 33 Freedom Way on Tuesday, August 23 from 11:00-2:00 PM for a great ‘Back to School’ event! Stop by and visit with our vendors to play games and receive great information from some valuable resources. Posted: 8/18/2022

WHA buys back improved Webster Square property
Worcester Housing Authority on Thursday purchased the former Sun ‘N’ Sound location at 24 Mill Street. Posted: 7/25/2022

*** Lakeside residents only ***
Lakeside residents only about the city's plans to flush the water mains on Lakeside Ave this Friday, July 8. Posted: 7/7/2022

Curtis Apartments redevelopment project
The WHA would like to invite you to the next resident meeting to learn more about the Curtis Apartments redevelopment project. This is a very important meeting for all residents to attend. Sharing more details about the project and the impact this will have on you, the resident. Posted: 6/16/2022

Worcester Housing Authority residents receive free food for healthy meals
The WHA is excited to announce its outdoor Summer Concert Series! Posted: 5/11/2022

Worcester Housing Authority residents receive free food for healthy meals
The housing authority teamed up with the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Project Bread and the Regional Environmental Council for the food bag distribution in Great Brook Valley. Posted: 5/11/2022

Training for Landlords, Property Managers and Realtors
This training is designed to assist landlords, property managers and realtors in understanding Fair Housing laws and obligations including who is protected, what types of housing are covered, prohibitions, and more. Posted: 5/10/2022

Worcester Public Schools superintendent finalist community meet & greets
Please join the community meet and greets for the WPS superintendent finalist! Check out flyer for more information. Posted: 4/8/2022

Open registration for Summer Camps now open
Online form registration is now open for all camp programs available through the WHA. FREE for WHA residents! Fill out the easy-to-use online registration form to sign up for FREE Summer Camps. Posted: 4/8/2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Check out the vaccine clinic times scheduled at our WHA properties hosted by The City of Worcester. Posted: 3/31/2022

Worcester Jobs Fund Information Session
Come join a free job training fair at 35 freedom way on April 20th at 3pm. Posted: 3/31/2022

Mask mandate update effective February 14, 2022
Posted: 2/11/2022

The WHA "In the Spotlight" Newsletter is back for Winter 2022
Posted: 1/18/2022




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