DHA Hosts FSS Graduates

FSS Graduation 2-2017

On Wed. Feb 8, 2017, the DHA hosted 2 new Family Self-Sufficiency Program Graduates; Ms. Maronica Gibson and Ms. Demikkia Dixon to speak at their monthly staff meeting. DHA Executive Director, Kenneth Coles, presented the opening remarks. He pronounced the FSS Program graduates as a high point of good news. Barbara Chen, DHA Finance Director, …

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HUD Praises DHA

DHA receives praise from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development on several occasions. In a letter dated October 13, 2016 from Dana Kitchen, Acting Director of the Illinois State Office of Public Housing for Region V she congratulated DHA for attaining SEMAP High Performer status for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016. …

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Woodridge Horizon Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


DHA Executive Director, Mr. Kenneth Coles, accepted a plaque of gratitude at the Woodridge Horizon ribbon cutting ceremony. The event took place on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at the new facility located at 8099 Janes Ave. in Woodridge, IL. Woodridge Horizon is a new affordable independent senior living community featuring one and two-bedroom rental apartments …

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Oath of Office


The most recent addition to the DHA Board of Commissioners, Mr. Moin Saiyed, was sworn into office on Sept. 15, 2016 by the honorable Judge Robert J. Anderson.

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DHA Vice-Chairman Election

DHA Commisioner Sherrin Ingram accepted the nomination as Vice Chairman of the Board at the August meeting. She replaces former Vice Chairman Kathleen McGovern who retired from her post after serving the public many years as a DHA Commissioner.

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FSS Graduate Featured Speaker


Jenny Craig, a Family Self-Sufficiency graduate, was a featured speaker at the August DHA Staff Meeting.  Jenny along with her caseworker, Rebecca Portillo, addressed a riveted audience of employees with a story of strength and perseverance to achieve the goal of home ownership.

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Team Building Event


The DuPage Housing Authority values its employees thereby investing  in their training, education, and team unification resulting in quality service to our clients and the public. In addition to many seminars offered to the staff, a team building day was held in July.

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FSS Graduation


DuPage Housing Authority in tangent with DuPage County Family Self Sufficiency Program helps make dreams come true. DHA voucher holders in the program work toward family home ownership. In the photo above (from left to right) is the FSS caseworker, Anna, with the graduate, Ms. Myia Davis, her DHA specialist, Mr. Scott Lamantia, and DHA Executive …

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Commissioner Renews Oath of Office

Brosnahan's Oath of Office

At the May 19, 2016 meeting of the DHA Board of Commissioners, Judge Robert J. Anderson presided over the swearing in Ceremony for Commissioner Michael P. Brosnahan. As a dedicated DHA Commissioner, Mr. Brosnahan has served many years on the Board and currently holds the position of Secretary/Treasurer of the DHA Board of Commissioners and Chairman of the …

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DHA Names Darzinskis as Executive Director

Wheaton, IL … On Thursday, January 17, 2013, the DuPage Housing Authority Board of Commissioners approved appointment of Deborah Darzinskis as the executive director of the agency. Chairman Thomas Good said Darzinskis has proven to be the right choice to lead the housing agency as she resolved many issues while serving as interim director. “We …

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