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 [...]

4 12, 2014

HOUSING AUTHORITY MAKES BID FOR FORMER FIRE STATION

December 4th, 2014|Woodbine Apartments|

The Merrill Common Council last month agreed to put the former Fire Station 1 up for bids after receiving an inquiry from someone interested in opening a restaurant in the building. While the city did receive a bid of $10,000 from a would-be restaurant operator, [...]

21 05, 2014

MERRILL HOUSING AUTHORITY TAKES STEPS TOWARD SMOKE-FREE HOUSING

May 21st, 2014|Woodbine Apartments|

In an effort to provide safer, cleaner rentals, Commissioners of the Merrill Housing Authority took the first steps in initiating No Smoking/Flame-Free Policies for all of their tenants at Park Place, Jenny Towers, Westgate Apartments and other scattered family sites throughout the Merrill Community. The [...]