Public welfare

J&K Board Approves Major Public Welfare Decisions

J&K Board Approves Major Public Welfare Decisions February 25, 2022, 3:51 p.m. Jammu, Feb 25 (UNI) The Administrative Council of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday approved major public welfare decisions here. The Administrative Council which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, has given administrative approval for the construction works of the […]

Public housing

Search for social housing continues as demolition plans advance – The Observer

LAPLACE — The St. John Parish Housing Authority continues its search for homes for displaced families as plans advance for the demolition of old compounds across the parish. The impact of Hurricane Ida has exacerbated the need for housing. Of 39 families displaced by Hurricane Ida, 19 have been successfully housed, Housing Authority executive director […]

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UConn Health’s mission is our state’s public service

As the new interim CEO of UConn Health, I testified on February 22 before the Connecticut General Assembly Appropriations Committee regarding our budget request for the next fiscal year. I highlighted the enormous good that UConn Health proudly does and achieves as a public service mission for our state. However, I remain troubled and perplexed […]

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Mary MacMahon: Vote Melanie Van Tassel for Sanbornton Public Welfare Overseer | Letters to the Editor

For nearly 20 of the 30 years that Melanie Van Tassel lived in Sanbornton, she held the position of overseer of public welfare. I encourage you to vote for Melanie on March 8 when she is on the ballot for re-election. Melanie has a proven track record of conducting her work effectively with a balance […]

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Maderan receives state recognition in the civil service

For the Madera Tribune Nick Salinas Madera County Chief of Staff to Chairman of the Board of Supervisors Robert Poythress, second from right, receives his senior staff credential from the California State Association of Counties California County earlier this month. This is the highest educational milestone one can earn from CSAC. Madera County District #3 […]

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Councilor Derek Bibby says public service is ‘a privilege’

A LABOR stalwart who has spent the last decade as a Renfrewshire councilor has thanked his constituents as he prepares to retire. Derek Bibby was elected to represent Johnstone North, Kilbarchan, Lochwinnoch and Howwood in 2012 and says it has been an “honour” to help residents and give them a voice in Renfrewshire Council Chambers. […]

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Welfare government cannot promote capitalism by creating inequality: Varun Gandhi targets Modi government

BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Tuesday trained guns on the Narendra Modi regime for attempts to privatize banks and railways that could result in the loss of thousands of jobs, saying a government for good -being public can never promote capitalism by creating inequalities. His attack on the ‘public welfare government’ came days after the […]

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494 candidates on the waiting list for public housing are vying for one of 16 new units in Katherine

In two weeks Gwenda Mace Woodroffe will be homeless. Key points: The investment in social housing in Katherine has been welcomed by leaders and grassroots services working in the area of ​​homelessness Katherine, where the homelessness rate is 32 times the national average, continues to face a shortage of social housing Wait times for social […]

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Letter of Advice: Jonathan Slater, Commission with Public Service Consultants

October 2021 1. BUSINESS MEETING REQUEST: Jonathan Slater, commission to Public Service Consultants (PSC) as part of his independent consulting firm. You have sought advice from the Advisory Committee on Professional Appointments (the Committee) under the Rules for Government Professional Appointments for Former Crown Servants (the Rules) to assume a role with Public Service Consultants […]

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director of GHURA mourned, remembered for his dedication to public service | Guam News

Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority executive director Ray Topasna has died, Leon Guerrero’s administration confirmed Sunday afternoon. “Our hearts are broken by the sudden loss of our good friend and respected public servant Ray Topasna,” Governor Lou Leon Guerrero said in a statement to local media. Topasna recently spearheaded programs to help families deal […]

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Pioneer of Tampa public service and politics

Matching times TAMPA — Sandra Warshaw Freedman was Tampa’s first elected female mayor. As president of the city council, she took over as mayor in 1986 when Bob Martínez resigned to succeed in his run for governor. Then, she was elected for two terms from 1987 to 1995. As a teenager, Freedman was a tennis […]

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Uttar Pradesh Elections: Welfare Beneficiaries Will Ensure BJP Victory, Says Vijayvargiya | Allahabad News

PRIYAGRAJ: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya has asserted that beneficiaries of all welfare schemes run by central and state governments will ensure the party’s victory in the UP Assembly battle of 2022. He further claimed that the party received more votes in the first two rounds of polling, compared to the […]

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Madhya Pradesh HC cancels OBC’s 27% quota in Civil Service Commission review

Bhopal: In a jolt for the state government, the Jabalpur Bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday (February 16th) canceled the 27% quota for Other Backward Classes (OBC) in the main review of the Commission of the State Civil Service (PSC), held in 2019. A two-member bench of the High Court, headed by […]

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Majority of families in social housing are behind on rent | Richmond Free Press

More than half of tenants in Richmond’s social housing communities – 55% – are now in arrears with rent, according to a report provided to City Council on Monday. Currently, 1,744 households owe $1.8 million in overdue rent, Stacey Daniels-Fayson, acting chief executive of the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority, told City Council. Ms Daniels-Fayson […]

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Oklahoma Utility Company Selects ICF for Energy Efficiency Contract

The company will implement Utility’s commercial and residential portfolios FAIRFAX, Va., February 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Public utility company of Oklahoma (PSO) recently awarded a complementary multimillion-dollar contract to global consulting and digital services provider ICF (NASDAQ: ICFI) to manage and implement its energy efficiency programs. (PRNewsfoto/ICF International) PSOa unit of American Electric Power, is […]

Public community

HKU launches public community vaccination center targeting seniors

HKU will set up a Community Vaccination Center (CVC) at Loke Yew Hall in the main building In response to the public’s urgent demand for vaccination against COVID-19, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) will launch a Community Immunization Center (CVC) at its main campus on February 23, Wednesday. Online booking will open tomorrow (February […]

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Audit of human resources for the civil service will start on February 1 – Magnetic Media

Nassau, Bahamas, February 15, 2022 – Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Island Family Affairs Hon. Clay Sweeting will speak at the inaugural Food for Summit and Expo in Dubai on February 23-24. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, HE Miriam Al Mheiri of the United Arab Emirates, who is also responsible for agriculture, […]

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Westchester to distribute COVID test kits to social housing residents

If a person has been exposed to coronavirus disease, it is best to wait five days from the date of exposure before testing. Testing too soon could lead to a false negative test result, experts say. Westchester County plans to distribute approximately 8,000 test kits to local housing authorities to better monitor COVID-19. The county’s […]

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Focus on public welfare, says SACM

LAHORE: The Special Assistant to the Chief Minister (SACM) for Information, Hasaan Khawar said that the PTI government is focusing on the welfare of the people and the development of the country. SACM said the construction of a state-of-the-art mother and child care block at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital with Rs 7 billion is part […]

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PSA president warns: leave the civil service alone

News Jensen La Vendee Tuesday, February 15, 2022 The president of PSA, Leroy Baptiste. – A day after the Prime Minister suggested that executives from the private sector should be allowed to lead the civil service, the president of the Civil Service Association (PSA) Leroy Baptiste said the civil service should be left as it […]

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Bronx public housing building has apartments as cold as ‘igloos’ and some hot as ‘saunas’

ALLERTON, Bronx (PIX11) — They live in the same building in the Bronx, but some tenants have freezing apartments and others homes that are too hot. Parkside Houses resident Elizabeth Nazario, whose New York City Housing Authority home is on the cold side of the spectrum, said she had it. “It’s freezing cold,” she said. […]

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Conversation Starter: What does rising inflation mean for Canadian workers?

Inflation is rising rapidly in Canada and around the world, and workers are struggling. Growing consumer demand, global supply chain disruptions, product shortages and rising oil prices have all contributed to a spiraling cost of living. This fall, consumer prices in Canada rose at their fastest pace in 18 years. Food prices have increased by […]

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Kibabaig public housing project ready in June

Jannie (centre) visiting Kibabaig PPR. KOTA KINABALU (February 10): The Kibabaig Public Housing Project (PPR) in Penampang will be completed in June 2022. MP for Kapayan, Jannie Lasimbang, said she had received an explanation that additional works needed to be carried out and that the long-awaited completion of the additional works on the PPR Kibabaig […]

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Durham Housing Authority faces backlash over public housing project :: WRAL.com

By Lora Lavigne, WRAL Durham reporter New development plans have been announced for Haiti’s historic community, but backlash is mounting from many who have called it home for decades. A group protests against the Durham Housing Authority’s decision to build council housing on vacant land known as Fayette Place. Fayette Place has been an eyesore […]

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Number of social housing families facing eviction rises as RRHA coordinates new awareness campaign | Richmond Local News

The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority is coordinating efforts to help social housing residents catch up on rent arrears and avoid evictions. The number of families who are more than a month behind on rent is rising, officials told attendees of a pair of virtual community meetings hosted by the housing authority on Thursday. About […]

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VA offers utility loan forgiveness | Life

Veterans and active duty members can take a step closer to student loan forgiveness through the Civil Service Loan Forgiveness Program. You must submit your application by October 31, 2022. By canceling loans after 10 years of public service, the PSLF eases the burden of student debt on public servants, allows many borrowers to keep […]

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Cohoes mayor wants to demolish public housing complex near beleaguered Norlite factory

The mayor of Cohoes is moving forward with a plan to demolish a public housing complex near the beleaguered Norlite factory. Democratic Mayor Bill Keeler is asking the Cohoes Housing Authority Board of Commissioners to approve the sale of public housing ownership of the Saratoga sites to the city as soon as all residents are […]

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‘I’m scared’: Thousands of New York public housing units are behind on rent

“We want to make sure we pursue evictions as a last resort,” NYCHA general counsel Lisa Bova-Hiatt said in an interview. Still, NYCHA will have to deal with rent arrears racked up during the pandemic, raising fears among tenants and housing advocates that it may finally begin to take a tougher line. “All residents can […]

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Public Service Priority Program: Buzdar

LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said on Monday that the main agenda of the PTI government is to serve the people of the country. He expressed these views while chairing a consultative meeting here at his office to consider party business and suggestions regarding local government elections. Federal Ministers Shafqat Mahmood and Makhdoom Khusro […]

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Michael Kimmelman talks about new rays of light in New York’s public housing stock | News

anchor A rendering of Bernheimer Architects’ 1490 Southern Boulevard senior housing development in the Bronx. Image courtesy of Bernheimer Architects. Writing about Twin Parks in 1973, former Times architecture critic Paul Goldberger speculated that the project could “turn out to be significant in the history of […]

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Residents complain that public housing on St. Mary Drive still needs repairs after the hurricane

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – Those living in one of Lake Charles’ oldest public housing complexes are complaining about deteriorating living conditions. Calcasieu Parish Police juror Mike Smith said he heard from residents about a wide range of complaints stemming from hurricane damage. At the St. Mary Drive public housing complex, many homes are vacant […]

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Human Rights Watch identifies risks for public housing tenants

Additionally, Cincinnati is outbidding private investors to buy homes, and the SF report shows vacancies. Human Rights Watch identifies risks for public housing tenants A report Human Rights Watch found that the federal government’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program disenfranchises New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) tenants. The RAD was enacted in 2012. It allows […]

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Solar panels on social housing could save tenants $750 a year

If every social housing unit were equipped with solar panels, 2.4 terawatt hours of electricity would be generated, or 1.3% of the annual production of the National Electricity Market. Dr Roberts’ team estimated that it would cost $1.8 billion to cover each social housing roof with solar panels. “It’s a great opportunity because there are […]

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Napier City Council will pose the question of the future of public housing to the community, with three options being considered

Marty Sharpe / Stuff Napier City Council has 377 community dwellings, which are rented at affordable rates to the elderly and disabled. (File photo) The fate of Napier City Council’s social housing is in the hands of its residents, with councilors agreeing on three options for public consultation. A recent review found that the council […]

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Chasing good people out of public service |

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin seemed to have a lot going for him as he prepares for a re-election campaign for his Westside district. A petty recall effort had aborted and failed. Bonin, who was first elected in 2013, won his last re-election with 71% of the vote. Then suddenly he announced last week […]

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Investigation into the handling of complaints relating to public and community housing

Victoria’s Ombudsman has launched an investigation into how public and community housing complaints are handled, with the aim of improving the processes involved. The inquiry will examine whether current complaint-handling processes are “effective, fair and sufficiently tenant-focused”. Ombudsman Deborah Glass said her office tracked social and community housing complaints over the year to January 2022, […]

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Stuttgart’s public housing gets a solar-powered makeover

Stuttgart’s public housing gets a solar-powered makeover Two municipal companies have teamed up to provide photovoltaic systems on the roofs of social housing Last week, the local authorities of Stuttgart announced a cooperation agreement between the municipal housing and urban development company – Stuttgarter Wohnungs‐ und Stadtbaugesellschaft (SWSG) and Stadtwerke Stuttgart (Stuttgart State Works). The […]