Category Archives: WHA News

What Home Means to Me – Programs – Housing America

“What Home Means to Me” Poster Contest As part of NAHRO’s Housing America campaign, a poster contest is held each year for children residing in affordable housing and community developments owned or administered by NAHRO member agencies. Posters reflect the … Continue reading

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Watertown Housing Authority receives top HUD designation

The Watertown Housing Authority again has been named one of the nation’s best-run housing authorities, as it received the designation of a “High Performer” from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. According to an agency news release, the … Continue reading

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Watertown Housing Authority celebrates with tenants, looks to future

The Watertown Housing Authority’s sixth annual summer bash celebrated both the end of summer and all of the agency’s accomplishments throughout the year. Held Friday between the agency’s East Hills and Meadowbrook family complexes, off Eastern Boulevard, the event let … Continue reading

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Local health, police officials concerned about rising ‘bath salts’ use

A rapid rise in the local police activity and hospitalizations related to the use of “bath salts” has led several local officials to sound the alarm about the substance’s adverse medical effects. “These substances are coming into Jefferson County in … Continue reading

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Rabid Cat Found Near Watertown Apartment Complex

Jefferson County Public Health Service reports that a feral cat found in the East Hills Apartment area off Eastern Boulevard in Watertown tested positive for rabies. If you live in or have visited the East Hills area and have been … Continue reading

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Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution – RS2417-A

In order to comply with New York State Retirement System rules, the following document is being made available: RS2714-A – Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution

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WHA Receives “High Performer” Rating from HUD

The Watertown Housing Authority (WHA) has once again been named one of the nation’s best run housing authorities. Exemplary program management and efficient program implementation earned WHA the designation of a “High Performer” from the Department of Housing and Urban … Continue reading

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