September 21, 1990 The LHA receives a $247k federal grant to provide police patrols, drug education, and after-school programming to address drug dealing activity within housing developments  View article
December 10, 1992 Banker, real estate broker, and former head of the City of Lowell’s Division of Planning and Development, James Milinazzo is hired as the Authority’s new Executive Director, replacing acting Director Normand L. Ayotte View article
March 11, 1997 LHA names newly constructed community center in honor of former Executive Director Armand P. Mercier View article
August 21, 1997 The LHA signs a three-year contract with Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc., providing assisted living services to elderly and disabled residents requiring assistance within the home, and offering social activities and homemaker services to residents View article
September 6, 1997 The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment honors the Lowell Housing Authority for three separate projects: the design of the Armand P. Mercier Multi-Service Center, which houses a hall for tenants and community police, the Step-Up/Resident Initiative Program providing residents with job training in construction, carpentry, and painting, and the Public Housing Drug Elimination program to address drug abuse through outreach and substance abuse education View article
October 7, 1998 The LHA is awarded a $3.3M federal grant to make improvements across developments and to fund state of the art fingerprinting equipment to be used for applicant background checks View article






















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