April Board of Commissioners Meeting

The regular meeting of the Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will be held on Thurs., April 26, 2018,  at 4:30 p.m.  At the conclusion of the regular meeting, affiliated organization, Athens Housing Redevelopment, Inc. will meet.  All meetings are held at the Athens Housing Authority office located at 300 S. Rocksprings St., Athens GA.

 

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Equal Housing Opportunity LogoThe federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of race, color, national origin, religion, familial status, gender, and disability. The Fair Housing Act ensures that all persons receive equal housing opportunity. For more information about the Fair Housing Act and your rights, go to www.hud.gov/offices/fheo.

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Listen to AHA Board Chair on Rabbit Box

Local organization Rabbit Box has recently released a CD featuring AHA Board Chair Valdon Daniel’s story about growing up in Broadacres and his experiences as a youth at his first job  at a grocery store.  Click on  https://rabbitbox.org/2014/05/02/may-15th-show-silver-box-my-life-in-black-and-white/ to his story.

Rabbit Box features  live story-telling performances by local people about a variety of topics and life experiences.  To learn more, go to www.rabbitbox.org.

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March Board of Commissioners Meeting

The regular meeting of the Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will be held on Thurs., March 29, 2018,  at 4:30 p.m.  At the conclusion of the regular meeting, affiliated organization, Athens Housing Redevelopment, Inc. will meet.  All meetings are held at the Athens Housing Authority office located at 300 S. Rocksprings St., Athens GA.

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February Board of Commissioners Meeting

The regular meeting of the Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will be held on Thurs., Feb. 22, 2018,  at 4:30 p.m.  At the conclusion of the regular meeting, affiliated organization, Athens Housing Redevelopment, Inc. will meet.  All meetings are held at the Athens Housing Authority office located at 300 S. Rocksprings St., Athens GA.

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2018 Scholarship Information for Graduating HS Seniors and Adults

 

2018 Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors:

  • GAHRA Scholarship Program – High School Student

(Must be current resident with at least two years of residency.)  2018 applications are available at the AHA front desk and attached here as a pdf.      Deadline for submittal to the AHA: 3/15/2018 by 5pm     2018 GAHRA Scholarship High School

  • Peach State Federal C.U. Legacy Student Scholarship Program

(Must be pursuing a degree in education.)      2018 applications are available at the AHA front desk and attached here as a pdf.    Deadline for submittal to the Peach State Federal Credit Union: 3/16/2018  2018 CU Legacy Student Scholarship Application

  • Peach State Federal C.U. Pomeroy Woods Student Scholarship Program

(Must demonstrate a commitment to community service.)  2018 applications are available at the AHA front desk and attached here as a pdf.   Deadline for submittal to the Peach State Federal Credit Union: 3/16/2018  2018 CU Pomeroy Woods Scholarship Application

  • HAI Group Resident Scholarship Program

(Must be current resident with at least six months of residency.)  2018 scholarship information is available online.  Please visit: www.housingcenter.com/scholarships/      Deadline for online submittal to HAI: 3/30/2018 by 5pm    2018 HAI Scholarship Flyer

  • ICC / Louise Cameron Scholarship Application – High School Student

(Must be current resident with a 2.7 GPA or higher.)  2018 applications are available at the ICC Office & AHA front desk and attached here as a pdf.  Deadline for submittal to the ICC: 4/30/2018 by 2pm  2018 ICC-Louise Cameron Scholarship High School

  • AHA Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship Program

(Must be current resident with a 2.5 GPA or higher.)  2018 applications are available at the AHA front desk and attached here as a Word document and a pdf.  Deadline for submittal to the AHA: 4/30/2018   AHA Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship Application Rules 2018   AHA Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship Application Rules 2018

Scholarships for Adult Students:

  • GAHRA Scholarship Program – Adult Student

(Must be current resident in good standing, with at least two years of residency, currently enrolled in college, and not a previous GAHRA scholarship winner.)  2018 applications are available at the AHA front desk and attached here as a pdf.  Deadline for submittal to the AHA: 3/15/2018 by 5pm  2018 GAHRA Scholarship Adult

  • Peach State Federal C.U. Career Advancement Scholarship Program

(Must be employed, a PSFCU member in good standing, and currently enrolled in college.)   2018 applications are available at the AHA front desk and attached here as a pdf.    Deadline for submittal to the Peach State Federal Credit Union: 3/16/2018  2018 CU Career Advancement Scholarship Application

  • HAI Group Resident Scholarship Program

(Must be current resident with at least six months of residency.) 2018 scholarship information is available online.  Please visit: www.housingcenter.com/scholarships/     Deadline for online submittal to HAI: 3/30/2018 by 5pm  2018 HAI Scholarship Flyer

  • ICC / Louise Cameron Scholarship Application – Adult Student

(Must be current resident, in good standing, with at least six months of residency, and a 2.7 GPA or higher.) 2018 applications are available at the ICC Office & AHA front desk and attached here as a pdf. Deadline for submittal to the ICC: 4/30/2018 by 2pm  2018 ICC-Louise Cameron Scholarship Adult

  • AHA Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship Program

(Must be a current resident who is a full-time student and in good standing in a college program.) 2018 applications are available at the AHA front desk and attached here as a Word document and a pdf.  Deadline for submittal to the AHA: 4/30/2018   AHA Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship Application Rules 2018    

AHA Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship Application Rules 2018

 

Please contact the Executive Offices at 706-425-5401 or e-mail scholarships@athenshousing.org if you have questions or concerns.

 

 

Board of Commissioners Planning Retreat

The Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will hold a planning retreat beginning at approximately 6:00 p.m. on Thurs., Feb. 1, 2018, through approximately noon on Sat., Feb. 3, 2018.  This retreat will be held at Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge located at 418 Amicalola Falls Lodge Rd., Dawsonville, GA.  This retreat is being held for the purpose of planning only.  Neither resolutions nor official actions on issues will be considered during this meeting.

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January Board of Commissioners Meeting

The regular meeting of the Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will be held on Thurs., Jan. 25, 2018,  at 4:30 p.m.  At the conclusion of the regular meeting, affiliated organization, Athens Housing Redevelopment, Inc. will meet.  All meetings are held at the Athens Housing Authority office located at 300 S. Rocksprings St., Athens GA.

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December Board of Commissioners Meeting

The regular meeting of the Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will be held on Thurs., Dec. 14, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.  At the conclusion of the regular meeting, affiliated organizations, Athens Housing Redevelopment, Inc. and Vanguard Housing Solutions, Inc. will convene.  All meetings are held at the Athens Housing Authority office located at 300 S. Rocksprings St., Athens GA.

 

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November Board of Commissioners Meeting

The regular meeting of the Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will be held on Thurs., November 16, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. immediately following, affiliated organizations, Athens Redevelopment, Inc. and Vanguard Housing Solutions, Inc., will meet.  All meetings are held in the Board Room of the Athens Housing Authority office, located at 300 S. Rocksprings St.

 

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October Board of Commissioners Meeting

The regular meeting of the Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will be held on Tues., October 24, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.  Immediately following, affiliated organizations, Athens Housing Redevelopment, Inc. and Vanguard Housing Solutions, Inc. will meet.  All meetings are held in the Board Room of the Athens Housing Authority office located at 300 S. Rocksprings St.

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