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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.

Public Notice:

Section 8 Administrative Plan

Proposed Effective Date of Change Revision – July 1, 2017

This notice is posted for a 30 day review period. A summary of changes to the Section 8 Admin Plan is provided for your review and comment. Full document copies of the Plan are available at the main office of the Authority, 621 17th Avenue, East Moline, IL 61244. Comments submitted in writing at the main office of the Authority no later than close of business on Friday, June 2, 2017. Comments on the Section 8 Admin Plan will be considered by the Housing Authority, prior to adoption.

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