In The News

Scholarships for Higher Education

By Tim on 03/16/2018 8:00 AM
Ever thought about going back to college and wondered how you would ever pay for it? The Kentucky Housing Association will award three $3,000 4-year and one $2,500 1-year scholarship in 2018 for high school and GED graduates, or adults who reside in public housing or participate in rent assistance who wish to continue their education.  Applications and further information can b...
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Bate-Wood Community Garden

By Tim on 03/12/2018 8:00 AM
How does a community garden grow?A cooperative group of residents working together to establish (plant) and maintain (weed and water) the garden plat, and help others with the community garden. Who needs to participate? Any resident of the Bate Wood community who would like to grow their own produce and will work in the garden through the growing season. Wh...
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Become a Senior Companion Volunteer

By Tim on 03/05/2018 8:00 AM
Residents age 55 or older who are active and like to help others in volunteer service have an income opportunity.  Bluegrass Community Action Partnership (BGCAP) needs some new Senior Companion volunteers!  Must meet income limits.  Benefits include a tax-free stipend of $2.65/hour that supplements their other income, a free annual physical exam, reimbursement for travel cost to c...
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News from the Executive Director

By Tim on 03/01/2018 12:00 PM
Spring is just around the corner and the trees and flowers will be blooming. For many, they see spring as an opportunity for a new beginning. If those New Year’s resolutions fell by the wayside, you can start over. We have many opportunities for our residents, with many more to come, and I hope you will see those as a way for you to have a new beginning and get on the path to self-sufficie...
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Countdown to Smoke-Free Policy: 31 Days

By Tim on 03/01/2018 9:00 AM
What you need to know about the Smoke-Free Policy: The PHA has not designated any smoking areas on the PHA’s property. Residents may not discard smoking products on the property. Use of ENDS (Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems) is not permitted in public housing units, common areas, or in out door  areas within 25 feet from housing and administrative buildings. The sm...
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Freedom from Smoking Classes

By Tim on 02/09/2018 3:00 PM
To assist residents who may want to quit smoking, the Housing Authority has partnered with Ephraim McDowell Commonwealth Cancer Center and Boyle Co. Health Dept. to offer two Freedom from Smoking Classes.  Classes are every Tuesday for eight (8) weeks and begin Tuesday, February 6th.  A morning Class begins at 10:30 AM and meets in the Arnold Tower Community Room.  An evening clas...
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News from the Executive Director

By Tim Kitts on 02/01/2018 8:00 AM
I hope 2018 has started out well for everyone and you are staying warm and healthy during this cold and flu season.The above picture is from Zerin, age 18, from King County Housing Authority in Washington. Zerin is the 2018 “What Home Means to Me” Poster Contest Grand Prize Winner.As part of NAHRO's Housing America campaign, a poster contest is held each year for children...
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What Home Means To Me

By Tim on 01/29/2018 12:00 PM
As part of NAHRO's Housing America campaign, a poster contest is held each year for children residing in affordable housing and community developments owned or administered by NAHRO member agencies. Posters reflect the national theme of “What Home Means to Me.” There are 3 categories for individuals to participate, Elementary (K—5th grade), Middle School (6th&mda...
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Resident Parking

By Tim Kitts on 01/26/2018 2:00 PM
Just a reminder to all Arnold Tower residents that the Parking Policy at this site is now being closely enforced as of January 1, 2018. Please be sure to advise family members and other visitors of the parking policy and let them know where appropriate parking is located.
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We're Open!

By Tim Kitts on 01/23/2018 2:30 PM
How does the Government Shutdown effect Public Housing? If you live in public housing, work for a public housing agency, or partner with a public housing agency, you may have been asking this question recently. As you know, the Federal Government’s spending authority expired at midnight on Friday, January 19, 2018 as Congress could not pass a spending budget. Therefore, most HUD programs w...
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Flu Vaccines

By Tim Kitts on 01/22/2018 2:00 PM
Vaccines reduce the spread of illness and are one of the most effective ways to lower the chances of becoming ill, especially during the holiday season. The CDC and KY Cabinet for Health encourage everyone to get vaccines for both the flu and pneumonia. Flu shots can be given only during flu season (October through February or later), so it's not too late to get yours. Those at hi...
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We're Hiring

By Tim Kitts on 01/21/2018 12:00 PM
Resident Services CoordinatorHousing Authority of Danville, KY The Executive Director will interview prospective candidates for the position of Resident Services Coordinator. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Public Administration or related field. Some experience working in the field of case management preferred. Experience with profession...
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Smoking Cessation Classes

By Tim Kitts on 01/20/2018 3:30 PM
Smoking Cessation classes will be held once a week. Morning classes will be at the Arnold Tower community room. Evening classes will be held at the KyADAPT office at McIntyre Circle.YOU CAN BE TOBACCO FREE!Freedom from Smoking Program beginning February 6, 2018 at 10:30 AM OR 5:00 PM Receive guidance on how to use nicotine patches to control cravings. Weekly education addressi...
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Strengthening Families

By Tim Kitts on 01/15/2018 2:00 PM
Families First of Danville Schools offers Nurturing Parenting Classes, a parent/child program to strengthen family functioning, enhance skills parents possess through professionally facilitated parent education, and support programs. Classes meet Monday nights for 13 weeks beginning January 22, 2018 and will continue through April 23, 2018 (no class April 2 during Spring Break).&n...
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By Tim Kitts on 01/05/2018 7:00 PM
Re-Exam appointments for all Latimer and Arnold Tower residents begin January 9th and end January 23rd. Residents at these sites should have recieved their Annual Re-Exam packet in December. Be sure to check the letter in your packet for the date and time of your re-certification appointment. Be sure to write your appointment date and time on your January 2018 Calendar. Your packet in...
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New Website

By Tim Kitts on 01/05/2018 4:00 PM
Happy New Year! I am so excited to share with you that the Housing Authority of Danville has a new and improved website! Our new website will allow residents to sign-up to receive our newsletter through their email. It will also allow residents to receive text messages from our staff when the office will be closed or for emergency situations. Know someone that's inter...
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Bate-Wood Community Garden

on 06/10/2014 10:33 AM
The Bate-Wood community garden has been re-established after several years of inactivity. Sod was removed on Thursday April 24, 2014; rainfall was heavy and frequent the following week and then the garden was tilled (YEA!) Friday May 9, 2014 , working in the compost which had been spread.The following week Bate-Wood residents Isabel Price, Ashley Acord and LeAnn Russell planted various veget...
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Housing Authority Moves to New Office

on 01/14/2014 10:37 AM
The new administrative building for the Housing Authority of Danville consists of a one-story building, built in the Craftsman's style, located at the end of Rosemont Avenue in Danville, Kentucky. This facility replaces the original office built in 1951. As the agency grew over the years from 72 to 394 apartments, two apartments adjacent to the office were converted into additional office sp...
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Annual Pig Roast

on 11/14/2010 10:44 AM
Clear skies and beautiful Autumn foliage greeted residents and visitors as they gathered for the annual pig roast. This event is held to provide for residents, commissioners, contractors, community agencies, and housing authority staff to get together and share ideas. The Annual and 5-Year Plan is presented at this meeting and receive public comment.     ...
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Bate-Wood Re-Imagined

By David Brock on 07/15/2010 10:42 AM
Many of the apartments in Bate-Wood Homes ruined by the May 2010 flood are now unrecognizable — in a good way.Crews are putting finishing touches on the last of 16 units taken off line after the flood, and families are moving into the new and improved spaces as fast as the paint dries.Rachel White, executive director of the Housing Authority of Danville, which oversees Bate-Wood an...
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