Orange rushes to vaccinate senior housing residents

Orange rushes to vaccinate senior housing residents

ORANGE, NJ — The City of Orange Housing Authority partnered with the town to host a Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pilot Program event for senior housing residents on Tuesday, March 30. Enthused about the city’s push to vaccinate residents against COVID-19, Mayor Dwayne Warren said the town’s current focus is to vaccinate its seniors. “Today […]

Youth Scholarship Golf Tournament to celebrate 10th anniversary

Youth Scholarship Golf Tournament to celebrate 10th anniversary

ORANGE, NJ — The Housing Authority of the City of Orange and the Orange Housing Development Corporation will collaborate for its annual Youth Scholarship Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 14, at Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, all events will be held outdoors in accordance with the state […]

HUD awards $18.5M to NJ public housing authorities

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Aug. 10, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson announced $472 million in CARES Act funding to help low income families during the coronavirus pandemic. This funding can be used by public housing authorities to help families assisted by Housing Choice Vouchers and Mainstream vouchers prevent, prepare […]

HUD allocates second wave of relief funds, $23M goes to NJ

HUD allocates second wave of relief funds, $23M goes to NJ

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson announced May 1 that his department will allocate $685 million in COVID-19 relief funding to help low-income Americans residing in public housing. New Jersey will receive an allocation of $23,302,088. The funding, made available by the CARES Act legislation, will be awarded […]

How did a $48K grant from H.U.D. wind up at the library?

ORANGE, NJ — It was recently revealed that the FBI warrant and subpoena served on the Orange Public Library and City Hall respectively are tied to a $48,000 federal Housing and Urban Development Department grant received through Essex County and then repaid to the county after questions about its origin and use arose. How did […]

OHA Golf Tournament raises scholarship money for students

OHA Golf Tournament raises scholarship money for students

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Housing Authority hosted its sixth annual Youth Scholarship Golf Tournament under sunny skies on Monday, Sept. 12, at the Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park and, according to OHA Executive Director Walter McNeil, this year’s event was the biggest and best yet. “We are having our sixth annual Golf Scholarship […]

OHA celebrates history with events at Washington Manor

OHA celebrates history with events at Washington Manor

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Housing Authority, which had hosted an annual Black History Month celebration at Washington Manor on Wednesday, Feb. 24, teamed up with the Orange School District to celebrate Women’s History Month there on Tuesday, March 29. More than 20 third-graders from Park Avenue Elementary School helped recognize the ways women have […]