On April 17th the Holyoke Housing Authority together with City of Holyoke’s Early Literacy Initiative hosted a literacy event at the Merry-Go-Round at Heritage State Park. This fun-filled day included free merry-go-round rides, free books, a story book walk, reading time at the visitor’s center and information from community service agencies.

 

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BOSTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development New England Regional Administrator Barbara Fields announced today that the Holyoke Housing Authority of Holyoke, MA has been selected to participate in HUD's Moving to Work (MTW) program. The MTW program is designed to provide local housing authorities with added flexibility to create and test innovative strategies to use Federal funding more efficiently to assist families either living in public housing or who are assisted through HUD's Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

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Couiee and Aveour Masters, WMHAEDA Scholarship Winners are pictured with Rosalie M. Deane, Executive Director and President of WMHAEDA.  Couiee and Aveour reside in Holyoke, in an HCV Assisted unit, with their mother, Susan, and will be attending Rochester Institute of Technology in the fall.

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