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.”
FAHRO, which is comprised of more than 200 housing and community development agencies and associates, cited the outstanding affordable housing provided by PCHA. Read more…
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