■ The Lexington Housing Authority has received a National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Award of Merit for the administrative innovation submission, "LHA Policy Testing Program — Making the Grade." The award was presented to housing authority staff and commissioners during the association's summer conference.
The "Making the Grade" entry features the housing authority's monthly policy testing of public housing and Housing Choice Voucher management staff on their knowledge of the admissions and continued occupancy policy and the HCV administrative plan that govern the housing programs. The monthly testing program has helped enhance the performance of the housing authority's front-line employees.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo