Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority
of Rock Island County
GREATER METROPOLITAN AREA HOUSING AUTHORITY OF ROCK ISLAND COUNTY SMOKE-FREE POLICY
To ensure that the quality of air and the safety of residents at our properties, the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County have declared that all properties owned and operated by the Authority are smoke-free buildings. Smoking is not permitted in any area of the buildings, including apartments. Smoking is further prohibited within fifteen (15) feet of any entrance point to these buildings.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the building, including all interior common areas, elevators, and individual dwelling units, in accordance with the following guidelines. Effective on April 1, 2014, all current residents, all employees, all guests, and all new residents of the Authority upon this date will be prohibited from smoking anywhere in the Authority buildings, including in apartment units. Any current residents who have entered into a Lease Agreement prior to April 1, 2014 who smokes must sign and date two (2) copies of the temporary smoking exemption form, allowing them to smoke ONLY in their apartment.
Notice of Public Housing Waiting Lists opening on April 20, 2015
THE GREATER METROPOLITAN AREA HOUSING AUTHORITY OF ROCK ISLAND COUNTY will be OPENING the Public Housing Waiting List for all bedroom size apartments at 8:00 a.m. (CDT) on April 20, 2015.
Applications will be accepted for all housing developments- Oak Grove, Joseph Fulton Homes, Streed Tower and Warren Tower and William Young Homes (elderly).
All applications are taken ON-LINE ONLY. Placement on the waiting list will be based on date and time of the completed application and local jurisdiction preferences.
Our Mission Statement:
"Working together to provide and maintain quality housing that is safe, secure and affordable."
The Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County (GMAHA) provides quality, affordable housing to low and moderate income individuals in the Rock Island County area. We are committed to providing programs and services that enrich the lives of our residents.
I invite you to explore our website and learn more about GMAHA's programs and services.—Diane M. Fuller, Executive Director