28 09, 2017

MAHA hosts 1st Annual River Bend Trail Fall Ride

September 28th, 2017|Jenny Towers, Park Place, Scattered Sites, Westgate Apartments, Woodbine Apartments|

Wednesday afternoon, the Merrill Area Housing Authority (MAHA) organized and hosted their own version of the Fall Ride; with the assistance of the Merrill Police Department and Club X to C Golf Course. Beginning at 1 PM, MAHA staff and Merrill Police Chief Corey Bennett [...]

7 08, 2017

MAHA housing project set to begin

August 7th, 2017|Woodbine Apartments|

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter Last week, Merrill Area Housing Authority (MAHA) Executive Director Paul Russell announced the commencement of the new Stonebridge Housing complex project, to be located across the street from Park Place on West Main Street. The project will be the first of a [...]

22 04, 2017

Ask an Official: Housing Authority discusses Fox Point development

April 22nd, 2017|Woodbine Apartments|

Published by: Merrill Foto News This week’s featured question is for Merrill Area Housing Authority Executive Director Paul Russell. The question reads: “What is going on with the new apartments over at the old Fox Point place? It was pretty hot and heavy in the [...]

15 08, 2016

Housing Authority settles into new home; new title

August 15th, 2016|Jenny Towers, Park Place, Scattered Sites, Westgate Apartments, Woodbine Apartments|

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter This summer has been a busy time for the Merrill Housing Authority. Thursday afternoon, Merrill Housing Authority director Paul Russell announced yet another endeavor by the organization, settling into their new home at the former First Weber Realty building at 101 E. First [...]

3 08, 2016

HOUSING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES JENNY TOWERS EXPANSION

August 3rd, 2016|Park Place|

Jeremy Ratliff Reporter Monday morning, Merrill Housing Authority (MHA) director Paul Russell announced plans to expand the current parking area at Jenny Towers as well as adding green space to the 37-year-old facility. As Russell explains, the expansion comes on the heels of resident surveys [...]

14 06, 2016

MFD STAFF, JENNY TOWERS RESIDENTS TEAM UP FOR A LITTLE BRUSH-UP

June 14th, 2016|Woodbine Apartments|

Jenny Towers residents pictured with Housing Authority director Paul Russell and MFD staff members Captain Mike Drury and Firefighter/paramedicsScott Gomoll and Scott Krause. Posted by: Foto News , June 14, 2016 In the wake of a concerted effort and weeks of planning between [...]

8 06, 2016

ANOTHER WAVE OF RE-DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY ON DECK FOR THE CITY

June 8th, 2016|Woodbine Apartments|

Posted by: Foto News , June 8, 2016 If all goes as planned, a new chapter in re-development of vacant and blighted property in the city of Merrill may be opened as early as later this year. The city’s Redevelopment Authority (RDA) wrote the first [...]

11 05, 2016

MERRILL HOUSING AUTHORITY GETS GREEN LIGHT FOR $13.3 MILLION PROJECT

May 11th, 2016|Woodbine Apartments|

Monday afternoon, the Merrill Housing Authority, Horizon Construction Inc. and the City of Merrill announced a $13.3 million rental assistance demonstration (RAD) project through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA). According to Housing Authority [...]

6 05, 2016

MERRILL HOUSING AUTHORITY GETS GREEN LIGHT FOR $13.3 MILLION PROJECT

May 6th, 2016|Woodbine Apartments|

The Merrill Housing Authority, Horizon Construction Inc. and the City of Merrill are proud to announce a $13.3 million real estate demonstration (RAD) project through the federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA). This conversion from public housing [...]

24 02, 2016

RUSSELL ASSUMES COMMAND OF HOUSING AUTHORITY

February 24th, 2016|Woodbine Apartments|

As of last Monday, Paul Russell has taken the reins of the Merrill Housing Authority (MHA). A native of Merrill, Russell recently returned to his hometown after serving 31 years in the military. As he explains, some of his recent experience in the US Army [...]