11-18-2017  8:58 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

SEI, Sunshine Division Offer Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

Turkeys are being provided to fill 200 Thanksgiving food boxes for SEI families ...

NAACP Portland Monthly Meeting Nov. 18

Monthly general membership meeting takes place on Saturday, 12 - 2 p.m. ...

Multnomah County Animal Services Waives Adoption Fees Nov. 17

Special runs from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday ...

Fitzpatrick Presents 'Pathway 1000' Plan Before City Council

Plan would restore involuntary displacement by building 80 homes per year ...

Sisters Network to Hold Monthly Meeting Nov. 11

Meeting to take place Saturday morning at June Key Delta Center ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Local Author Visits North Portland Library

Renee Watson teaches students and educators about the power of writing ...

Is the FBI’s New Focus on “Black Identity Extremists” the New COINTELPRO?

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.) talks about the FBI’s misguided report on “Black Identity Extremism” and negative Facebook ads. ...

ACA Enrollment Surging, Even Though It Ends Dec. 15

NNPA contributing writer Cash Michaels writes about enrollment efforts ...

Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites

Charlene Crowell explains why Black consumers often pay higher fees than White consumers, because of “add-on” products. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News

Vancouver Housing Authority

Notice Of Waitlist Opening

Vista Court Senior Apartments

VHA is opening a waitlist for 76 subsidized 1 and 2 bedroom apartments at Vista Court. Vista Court is a brand new apartment community exclusively for seniors 62 and over. Vista Court is located at 14th and Esther Streets in downtown Vancouver, with easy access to public transportation, parks and local services. The subsidy for these units is project -based, meaning the subsidy can only be used at this property. Applicants must have income less than 50% of Area Median Income for their family size. For a family of one this limit is $25,200 annually. All family members must be 62 or over to be eligible for this property. Families with members who are disabled and require a reasonable accommodation for a caregiver maybe eligible even if the caregiver does not meet the age restriction.

Applications will be available beginning December 1 and must be returned to VHA by Thursday, December 15 at 5:00 pm. Applications will be selected by lottery. The date and time you return the application will not matter as long as you return it by December 15 at 5:00 pm. To obtain an application: Visit our website at www.vhausa.com or visit our office at 2500 Main St, Vancouver, WA or call 993-9581 to have an application mailed to you (applications will be mailed up until December 13th only).

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