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Jeremiah Perez, 13, and Dayvon Rogers, 14, duel each other in a game of chess during the Back 2 School Bash at EB Jordan Homes. The back to school event was sponsored by the community’s Resident Council and featured games, food, music and a school supply give away for the families in the neighborhood.

Jeremiah Perez, 13, and Dayvon Rogers, 14, duel each other in a game of chess during the Back 2 School Bash at EB Jordan Homes. The back to school event was sponsored by the community’s Resident Council and featured games, food, music and a school supply give away for the families in the neighborhood.

100 Plus Attend Back 2 School Bash, Wilson Times, Aug. 21, 2018

Carter Manning, 6, looks to make sure he is doing it right before he lays another piece of paper down on top of the marbling mixture he had just mix together. Manning is one of the campers at the arts camp at the Wilson Housing Authority’s Forrest Road Homes. The camps are sponsored by The Arts Council of Wilson.

Carter Manning, 6, looks to make sure he is doing it right before he lays another piece of paper down on top of the marbling mixture he had just mix together. Manning is one of the campers at the arts camp at the Wilson Housing Authority’s Forrest Road Homes. The camps are sponsored by The Arts Council of Wilson.

Housing authority summer arts camp inspires kids’ creativity, Wilson Times, July 12, 2018

Community day, health expo draw crowd to Five Points Park, Wilson Times, July 4, 2018

Public Housing replaces storm-damaged homes, Wilson Times, June 12, 2018

Housing Authority hosts festive fun for seniors, Wilson Times, May 28, 2018

The Wilson Housing Authority’s Senior Day event is all about saying thank you to the authority’s senior residents – and playing a few games along the way. Here, Housing Authority Resident Services Director Cathy Kent gets a big hug from Robert Simon after he gets his prize for playing Let’s Make a Deal.

The Wilson Housing Authority’s Senior Day event is all about saying thank you to the authority’s senior residents – and playing a few games along the way. Here, Housing Authority Resident Services Director Cathy Kent gets a big hug from Robert Simon after he gets his prize for playing Let’s Make a Deal.

Housing Authority earns perfect score for voucher program, Wilson Times, May 17, 2018

The team that helped build and plant the new Lowe’s Community Gardens at the Wilson Housing Authority’s EB Jordan Homes poses in front of the garden’s tomato bed. From Left to Right are housing authority residents Karla Evans, Salanda Blount and her son Henry, Housing Authority Resident Services Director Cathy Kent, Housing Authority Development Director Troy Davis, Lowe’s Assistant Store Manager Casey Smith, Master Gardener Julia Newton, Lowe’s Store Manager Vanessa Drew, Senior Wilson Police Officer Kolly Burritt, EB Jordan Homes Specialist Timothy Bastien and Senior Wilson Police Officer Angie Harold.

The team that helped build and plant the new Lowe’s Community Gardens at the Wilson Housing Authority’s EB Jordan Homes poses in front of the garden’s tomato bed. From Left to Right are housing authority residents Karla Evans, Salanda Blount and her son Henry, Housing Authority Resident Services Director Cathy Kent, Housing Authority Development Director Troy Davis, Lowe’s Assistant Store Manager Casey Smith, Master Gardener Julia Newton, Lowe’s Store Manager Vanessa Drew, Senior Wilson Police Officer Kolly Burritt, EB Jordan Homes Specialist Timothy Bastien and Senior Wilson Police Officer Angie Harold.

Lowe’s donation supports community garden, Wilson Times, May 12, 2018

A house that is truly mine: Working mother of two becomes Habitat homeowner, Wilson Times, April, 26, 2018

Local Agencies help public housing seniors get fit, Wilson Times, April, 22, 2018

Police join seniors for Nahunta Pork Center Trip, Wilson Times, April, 9, 2018

Eight-year-old Aujanae Blakeney of the Forrest Road community helps her cousin, 2-year-old Karmello Taylor, search for eggs during Thursday’s Wilson Housing Authority Easter egg hunt. More than 800 eggs were scattered across the field behind the Forrest Road Community Center and Aujanae and Karmello were among the more than 50 kids who searched for them.

Eight-year-old Aujanae Blakeney of the Forrest Road community helps her cousin, 2-year-old Karmello Taylor, search for eggs during Thursday’s Wilson Housing Authority Easter egg hunt. More than 800 eggs were scattered across the field behind the Forrest Road Community Center and Aujanae and Karmello were among the more than 50 kids who searched for them.

Housing authority hosts Easter egg hunt, Wilson Times, March 30, 2018

Housing authority CFO completes director training program, Wilson Times, Jan. 27, 2018

Wilson Resident Services Director Cathy Kent makes a point to Bobby Whitley while teaching the Wilson Housing Authority’s first digital learning class at Whitfield Homes Community Center. Once the students have attended all four classes, the laptop computers they are working on will become theirs to keep.

Wilson Resident Services Director Cathy Kent makes a point to Bobby Whitley while teaching the Wilson Housing Authority’s first digital learning class at Whitfield Homes Community Center. Once the students have attended all four classes, the laptop computers they are working on will become theirs to keep.

Public housing residents bridging the digital divide, Wilson Times, Jan. 26, 2018

‘A sense of independence’: Program shows public housing residents a path to prosperity, Wilson Times, Jan. 22, 2018

Wilson Housing Authority receives clean audit’, Wilson Times, Dec. 25, 2017

Whitfield Homes residents ‘make a deal’, Wilson Times, Dec. 23, 2017

Training program helps young adults get a job, Wilson Times, Dec. 15, 2017

The first gift of Christmas: Kids ride Polar Express, meet Santa, Wilson Times, Dec. 12, 2017

Wilson Housing Authority to ban tobacco products, Wilson Times, Dec. 5, 2017

Housing authority provides abandoned apartments for fire training, Wilson Times, Sept. 26, 2017

Jorge Ruiz, a student in the Wilson Community College welding class taught by Keith Hobgood, sends sparks flying as he works on the railing for a disabled resident of the Wilson Housing Authority’s Forrest Road Homes. The project will improve the access to the resident and is a partnership between the community college and the housing authority.

Jorge Ruiz, a student in the Wilson Community College welding class taught by Keith Hobgood, sends sparks flying as he works on the railing for a disabled resident of the Wilson Housing Authority’s Forrest Road Homes. The project will improve the access to the resident and is a partnership between the community college and the housing authority.

Welding students pitch in for disabled Wilsonian, Wilson Times, Sept. 25, 2017

Varita Court residents receiving SmartBurners, Wilson Times, Sept. 15, 2017

Wilson is bridging the digital divide, Wilson Times, Aug. 30, 2017

Wilson joins national public housing internet access project, Wilson Times, Aug. 22, 2017

Kahron Wynn (red shirt), 3, and Jaiden Wallace, 4, look to reassure each other that school will be all right after getting backpacks stuffed with school items on Thursday, Aug. 17, at E.B. Jordan Homes. Kahron and Jaiden attend the Head Start program on Pine Street.

Kahron Wynn (red shirt), 3, and Jaiden Wallace, 4, look to reassure each other that school will be all right after getting backpacks stuffed with school items on Thursday, Aug. 17, at E.B. Jordan Homes. Kahron and Jaiden attend the Head Start program on Pine Street.

E.B. Jordan Homes holds back-to-school backpack giveaway, Wilson Times, Aug. 22, 2017

Xzayvion Harris, 8 (at left), and Jonquaviua Harris, 7, shaper thier pipe cleaner bubble blowers during the Arts Camp at Whitfield Homes

Xzayvion Harris, 8 (at left), and Jonquavius Harris, 7, shape their pipe cleaner bubble blowers during the Arts Camp at Whitfield Homes

Commissioners laud DSS for emergency housing program, Wilson Times, Aug. 14, 2017

Polishing this ‘Old Jewel’ will save seniors homes, Wilson Times, Aug. 5, 2017

Kids get taste of the Arts at Housing Authority classes, Wilson Times, Aug. 4, 2017

Fun and games at Wilson Housing Authority camp, Wilson Times, July 19, 2017

WHA scores with 3-on-3 hoops tournament, Wilson Times, July 5, 2017

Vick named to state housing panel, Wilson Times, June 29, 2017

Law enforcement group donates 78 fans to Wilson Housing Authority, Wilson Times, June 13, 2017

Bridging the digital divide: Greenlight rolls out low-cost service to public housing residents, Wilson Times, Nov. 28, 2016

HUD secretary applauds public housing broadband initiative, Wilson Times, Oct. 5, 2016

HUD Secretary Julian Castro to visit Wilson, Wilson Times, Oct. 1, 2016

Working toward a dream: Wilson Housing Authority helps clients reach long-term goals, Wilson Times, Sept. 5, 2016

Arts council teaches kids in outreach classes, Wilson Times, Sept. 2, 2016

Tools for school success: GCF provides free school supplies, Wilson Times, Aug. 11, 2016

Grant will help low-income families gain independence, Wilson Times, July 23, 2016

HUD honors Wilson Housing Authority, Wilson Times, June 22, 2016