Pinellas county housing authority

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Pinellas County Housing Authority recognized as 2014 housing authority of the year by statewide affordable housing organization

For the second time in three years, the Pinellas County Housing Authority (PCHA) was honored as Housing Authority of the Year by the Florida Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (FAHRO). The “Housing Authority of the Year” award recognizes PCHA for providing outstanding affordable housing in Florida. “We are delighted and honored to receive this […]

PINELLAS COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY RECOGNIZED AS HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE YEAR BY STATEWIDE AFFORDABLE HOUSING ORGANIZATION

Pinellas County Housing Authority (PCHA) was recently honored as best in the state by the Florida Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (FAHRO) at its 2012 Annual Convention & Trade Show in Orlando.

The “Housing Authority of the Year” award recognized the housing authority that ranked highest for commitment to solving housing and associated community problems, innovation, industry involvement, affiliations with state and federal associations, awards received, and high performer designation from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

“This award is a testament to the strategic direction provided by PCHA’s Board of Commissioners and the dedication of PCHA’s extraordinary staff.  This is just the beginning of what our team will accomplish” said executive director Debra Johnson. “We have been able to significantly improve the quality of life for residents by creating affordable housing opportunities and by coordinating community resources to help residents overcome barriers to self-sufficiency.”

PCHA receives awards at statewide housing conference

August 30, 2010 The Florida Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (FAHRO) recently awarded the PCHA with a 2010 Best Practices Award for Implementing Green Initiatives. Since 2009 when PCHA’s Board of Commissioners committed to becoming more environmentally conscious by incorporating “Implementing Green Initiatives” as part of the agency’s 5-year Strategic Plan, the PCHA has […]

PCHA recognized by FAHRO for implementing green intitatives

June 17, 2010

In June 2009 the Pinellas County Housing Authority’s (PCHA) Board of Commissioners had a vision of the agency becoming more environmentally conscious.  The Board established “Implementing Green Initiatives” as one of five major strategic goals over the next five years.  One year later the PCHA has been certified a Green Business Partner by the Pinellas County and has been recognized locally and nationally its green initiatives and efficiencies.

As part of this strategic effort, PCHA continues to reinforce its commitment to effective stewardship of the earth’s natural resources, identifying opportunities to adopt more sustainable practices in the day-to-day operation of our agency, programs and properties. 

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