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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

Ezrosta Faison stands in front of the sign for her employer Wilson House Assisted Living & Memory Center. Faison is a recent graduate of the Wilson Housing Authority's Family Self-Sufficiency program who has moved into her residence after going through five eye surgeries to allow her to regain her sight.

Ezrosta Faison stands in front of the sign for her employer Wilson House Assisted Living & Memory Center. Faison is a recent graduate of the Wilson Housing Authority’s Family Self-Sufficiency program who has moved into her residence after going through five eye surgeries to allow her to regain her sight.

‘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

Joslynn Hinnant, 21, caulks a bathroom sink at a public housing unit on Fountain Drive in the E.B. Jordan Homes area. Hinnant is part of a partnership between the Wilson Housing Authority and the OIC of Wilson that matches young adults with criminal records with employers willing to give them a second chance.

Joslynn Hinnant, 21, caulks a bathroom sink at a public housing unit on Fountain Drive in the E.B. Jordan Homes area. Hinnant is part of a partnership between the Wilson Housing Authority and the OIC of Wilson that matches young adults with criminal records with employers willing to give them a second chance.

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

Santa visits with children from the Wilson Housing Authority while they wait to board the Polar Express for a magic carpet ride aboard the Christmas-themed train.

Santa visits with children from the Wilson Housing Authority while they wait to board the Polar Express for a magic carpet ride aboard the Christmas-themed train.

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

Tobacco-free signs are going up on all Wilson Housing Authority properties and buildings in advance of the housing authority going tobacco free on January 1, 2018. The policy change is being made to bring the housing authority into compliance with a HUD mandate that all housing authorities be smoke free by the end of July.

Tobacco-free signs are going up on all Wilson Housing Authority properties and buildings in advance of the housing authority going tobacco free on January 1, 2018. The policy change is being made to bring the housing authority into compliance with a HUD mandate that all housing authorities be smoke free by the end of July.

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

Firefighter demo photo 3: Wilson Fire/Rescue Services Engineer Roger Godwin, Firefighter Micah Varnell and Captain Mike Langley listen as Captain Jim Miller, crouching in blue shirt, gives instructions about how to properly saw a hole in the top of a building when it is needed. They were involved in training at Wilson Housing Authority buildings that are abandoned and slated for demolition.

Firefighter demo photo 3: Wilson Fire/Rescue Services Engineer Roger Godwin, Firefighter Micah Varnell and Captain Mike Langley listen as Captain Jim Miller, crouching in blue shirt, gives instructions about how to properly saw a hole in the top of a building when it is needed. They were involved in training at Wilson Housing Authority buildings that are abandoned and slated for demolition.

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