Monthly Archives: February 2016


Spreading Kindness

"Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty", a play on the adage "random acts of violence and senseless acts of cruelty", was coined by American writer and editor Anne Herbert in 1982. Over the past 30+ years, the concept of spreading kindness by performing random and thoughtful gestures has drastically evolved. A quick look at  Twitter alone [...]

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Green Up Clean Up

This spring, SMHA will facilitate the Green Up Clean Up Project which will focus on engaging with over 750 families at Linwood Acres, Jackson Sherrick, Ellisdale, and Leshdale and securing partnerships with local organizations to administer litter prevention, educational, recycling, and beautification activities. SMHA plans to facilitate Keep America Beautiful educational workshops and activities, develop educational and [...]

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Helping the Homeless

Section 8 Recertification Specialist and Inspector Marvin Fox joined over 20 volunteers who participated in the Point and Time Count for the Homeless, a week long county-wide effort to identify and assist those in need during the cold winter months. As the Veteran’s Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) coordinator for SMHA, Marvin works with organizations such [...]

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Director Hill Receives PHADA/Rutgers Executive Director Education Program Certification

Executive Director, Herman L. Hill, has completed all coursework and program requirements of the PHADA/Rutgers Executive Director Education Program (EDEP) certification. Through a joint partnership, PHADA, Rutgers University, and The State University of New Jersey offer an exciting new professional development opportunity for public housing executives who desire to stay current with industry standards and [...]

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Pay your Rent Online

RESIDENTS CAN NOW PAY THEIR RENT ONLINE! The option is now available for residents to pay their rent online! This service is provided by PayLease, the leading online payment processor for housing authorities and property managers. Residents can simply click on the Pay Online button on the SMHA website to be directed to the PayLease [...]

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