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Niagara Falls Housing Authority recognized as HUD 'High Performer'

by jmaloni


Mon, Jun 29th 2015 11:20 am

The Niagara Falls Housing Authority has been designated a "High Performer" after receiving a score of 94 out of 100 points by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Real Estate Assessment Center. Nationally, housing authorities scoring 90 points or higher on the assessment are designated as "High Performers," which is an indication of excellence in the overall management and operations of a housing authority.

The Niagara Falls Housing Authority was evaluated using four criteria: the physical condition of the public housing properties, financial condition of the agency, management and operations and capital improvements.

"We are proud if this accomplishment," said Stephanie W. Cowart, executive director of Niagara Falls Housing Authority. "This recognition is shared with our residents and entire staff. It takes implementation of a strategic management plan, a team approach and community pride to maintain a quality housing community."

The Public Housing Assessment System measures the performance of housing agencies (PHAs) that administer the public housing program. HUD has put this evaluation system in place to assist in the delivery of services in public housing and enhance trust in the public housing system among public housing agencies, public housing residents, HUD and the general public.

About the Niagara Falls Housing Authority

The Niagara Falls Housing Authority operates affordable housing in the City of Niagara Falls. In existence for more than 70 years, the Niagara Falls Housing Authority is responsible for more than 900 affordable housing opportunities. Its communities include Packard Court, Beloved Community, Harry S. Jordan Gardens, Anthony Spallino Towers and Henry E. Wrobel Towers. In addition to safe, quality housing, the Niagara Falls Housing Authority is committed to removing as many obstacles as possible to empower individuals and families to reach their goals.

Find out more at www.nfha.org.

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