The Latest from The Syracuse Housing Authority

Syracuse Housing Authority Goes Smoke - Free

All SHA owned and managed properties are now Smoke-Free. This includes all buildings, housing units, offices, vehicles and common areas.

Employees, residents, visitors, contractors, guests or
volunteers shall NOT smoke within 50 feet of common areas or entrances.

Violators may be fined up to $250 per incident. Three incidents will be considered a repeated lease violation and cause for eviction. Employees who violate this policy are subject to disciplinary action.

Syracuse Receives JRAP Grant

SHA is one of 18 housing authorities across the country to receive a Juvenile Re-entry Assistance Program (JRAP) grant from the U.S. Departments of Justice and Housing and Urban Development.

Syracuse Housing Authority will partner with the Center for Community Alternatives help young people, age 24 or younger who are coming out of the criminal justice system. The program will help youth, review their record for errors, apply to reinstate drivers licenses, get a job, or go back to school.

Relatives Acting As Parents Program (RAPP) New Families Welcome

Debbie LaCelle of Bridgeport has been raising her 15 year old grand-son since he was very young.

“It’s a relief to talk with other grandparents who go through similar struggles raising their grandchildren.” Along with that she enjoys the family gatherings where her and her grandson can participate in fun activities with the other families.

Relatives Acting as Parents Program (RAPP) exists to support Onondaga County residents, age 55 or older who are non-parent caregivers of related children age 18 or younger whom they have custody.

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