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HADC Awarded 2018 NAHRO Award of Merit

ARG affiliates, Housing Authority of DeKalb County and its nonprofit affiliate, Resident Services Corporation (RSC), received a 2018 National Award of Merit from NAHRO for our Family Self-Sufficiency Program's Pathways to Self-Sufficiency and RSC Initiatives. The award was given for Program Innovation: Resident and Client Services category, which include programs that enhance the lives of residents.

"These agencies have put a lot of thought, creativity and hard work into helping residents improve their lives and into revitalizing their local communities," said NAHRO President Carl S. Richie, Jr. “I am proud to celebrate their achievements.”

The NAHRO Awards of Merit program was created 19 years ago to recognize agencies who found innovative ways of making a difference in their communities and in the lives of the people they serve by creating affordable housing, revitalizing their neighborhoods, and developing initiatives such as job readiness programs, public-private partnerships, disaster prevention projects, and more. “Our industry is continuously innovating to address changing local needs and to create new opportunities in their communities,” said NAHRO CEO Adrianne Todman, “Congratulations to this year’s top innovators!”

About NAHRO: NAHRO, established in 1933, is a membership organization of nearly 20,000 housing and community development agencies and professionals throughout the United States whose mission is to create affordable housing and safe, viable communities that enhance the quality of life for all Americans, especially those of low- and moderate-income. NAHRO's membership administers more than 3 million housing units for 7.6 million