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MHA Tribune March 2019

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What Home Means to Me - Poster Contest
As part of NAHRO's Housing America campaign, a poster contest is held each year for children living in affordable housing owned or administered NAHRO member agencies. Posters reflect the national theme "What Home Means to Me." The contest is a collaborative effort of NAHRO's local and state chapters, regional chapters, and national NAHRO. Carolinas Council of Housing Redevelopment and Code Officials (CCHRCO) will accept all submissions for this contest.
Please come to the MHA office for details and information on how to submit your entry - All entries due May 21, 2019

Regional & National Scholarships - Apply Now!

Multiple scholarships from regional and national organizations are available for Monroe Housing Authority residents who plan to pursue a secondary education. Please come to the MHA office for details on how to submit your scholarship applications - All entries due May 1, 2019.

For more information, please visit

MHA Parking Enforcement
MHA enforces a strict parking policy. All residents with vehicles parked on MHA property must have a parking permit displayed at all times. All cars should pull into a parking space and all vehicles in violation of the Monroe Housing Authority parking policy are subject to being towed.

Change is in the Air!

Effective March 1, 2018, MHA is smoke and tobacco free. To get HELP to QUIT, CALL: 1-800-784-8669, VISIT: or EMAIL: Community Wellness.

Resident Reminders
Front and back of units should be free of any items with the exception of the following:
  • Front Porch: Lawn or outdoor chairs (2 max.) and one small outdoor table
  • Back: City of Monroe issued trash can if applicable
  • Back: One charcoal grill kept at least 10 ft. from building when in use, and placed neatly behind the unit after cooled - Gas grills are prohibited.
  • Take all toys inside after playtime.
  • Place large trash items and/or discarded furniture on curbside the night before your scheduled trash pickup.
  • Keep front and back yards free of trash and debris.

VIOLATIONS & FEES: Please be aware that if you are found to be in violation of any of the above items, you may be fined and your account billed.

PARKING VIOLATIONS: All vehicles without Monroe Housing Authority parking permits and all vehicles parked illegally in "No Parking" zones will be towed at the owner's expense. When you have guests, please remember residents have first priority to parking spaces.

Attention Residents!

Please stop pouring FOG down the drain. Pouring fat, oil, or grease (FOG) down the drain can lead to clogged pipes. Instead of pouring it in the sink, empty it into a can and let it cool. Then throw it away. Please be sure to dispose of your FOG properly.

Community Meetings

Grace Gardens Location: 750 Maurice St. Community Room Time: Thursday, March 14th, 2019 at 2pm

Willow Oaks Location: Willow Oaks Community Room Time: Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at 5pm ' On site Office Hours: 1-4pm

West Ridge Location: 1201 A Boyte Street Community Room Time: Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at 2pm' On site Office Hours: 1-4pm

Serenity Place Location: 624 N. Bragg Street Community Room Time: Monday, March 11th, 2019 at 2pm' On site Office Hours: 1-4pm

MARCH 2019 - Dates to Remember

  • March 1st-5th
    Rent Due
    (No Partial Payments Accepted)
  • March 6th
    Late Charges Applied
  • March 10th
    Daylight Savings Time (Spring Forward)
  • March 17th
    St. Patrick's Day
  • March 19th
    Last Day to Pay Rent
  • March 20th
    Court Papers Filed

MHA Phone Directory

  • MHA Main Number: 704.289.2514
    • Work Orders: ext. 21
    • Public Housing: ext. 31
    • HCV Program: ext. 30
  • Emergency Maintenance: 704.989.5085

MHA Board of Commissioners

  • Fannie Young, Chairperson
  • Hilda Jones, Vice-Chairperson
  • James Mungo
  • Justin Woazeah
  • Vacant

MHA Staff

  • Anna McRae, Executive Director
  • Donyelle Coalson, Accounting Technician
  • Catherine Hart, Administrative Assistant
  • Carolyn Canady, HCV Program Manager
  • Angel Williams, Property Manager
  • Sharon Perkins, HCV Inspector
  • Charles Williams, Maint. Supervisor
  • Tyrone Drawdy, Maint. Technician
  • Bruce Saims, HVAC Maint. Technician