HUD http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria council approves LST 325 project, defers other issues http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-council-approves-lst-325-project-defers-other-issues <div>The City of Peoria is making a bid to have the LST 325 dock on its Riverfront. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports:</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Council voted seven to four to extend an invitation to the </span>LST<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Board, committing 500-thousand dollars to the project and pledging to assemble the remaining financing if the ship makes the move. That could amount to more than a million dollars. </span></p><p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:03:35 +0000 Tanya Koonce 25452 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria council approves LST 325 project, defers other issues Considering the future of Taft Homes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/considering-future-taft-homes <div>The Peoria Housing Authority is in the middle of two days of meetings evaluating future options for Taft Homes.</div><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 04:30:29 +0000 Tanya Koonce 8543 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Considering the future of Taft Homes PHA targeting state tax returns to recoup bad debts http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/pha-targeting-state-tax-returns-recoup-bad-debts <p></p><p>The Peoria Housing Authority will soon have a way to collect unpaid bills left by former tenants. The authority recently completed an application for the Local Debt Recovery Program offered by the state. It will allow the PHA to recover the debts of former tenants through state tax returns. Brenda Coates is the Chief Executive Officer of the authority.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"Any funds that we can recoup with reductions in funding, but also if tenants owe us money, there will be a data base. Any money that we can recoup is going to be helpful for us.”</span></p> Tue, 21 May 2013 11:54:40 +0000 Denise Molina 5935 at http://peoriapublicradio.org PHA targeting state tax returns to recoup bad debts PHA to revise 2013 budget http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/pha-revise-2013-budget <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Peoria Housing Authority is going back to the drawing table to revise its 2013 budget. That’s a result of sequestration cuts that began last month. PHA staff recently learned agencies across the country will likely be shorted 27 percent of the federal funding they’re budgeted to receive. It equates to a 370-thousand dollar reduction in federal money for the PHA. &nbsp;</span></p><div> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:55:32 +0000 Denise Molina 4454 at http://peoriapublicradio.org PHA to revise 2013 budget