The attached Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Report is a new investigation, completed by the City of Winston-Salem, the Housing Authority of the City of Winston-Salem, and Forsyth County, into housing in our community. Using data derived both locally and from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Assessment of Fair Housing seeks to go beyond earlier analysis of impediments to generate a plan for positively improving fair housing, accessibility, and poverty.

On June 8th, 2016, the Community Appearance Commission (CAC) of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County presented the Housing Authority of Winston-Salem with the Count Zinzendorf Award for The Oaks at Tenth Apartments.  The award recognized the Housing Authority for the development of this new property as it has enhanced the attractiveness and enjoyment of the greater downtown Winston-Salem area.

Housing Authority of Winston-Salem Receives NAHRO Award of Merit

The Housing Authority of Winston-Salem (Housing Authority) will be honored with an Award of Merit by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) during their upcoming summer conference in Austin, Texas. The recently constructed Oaks At Tenth apartment community will be recognized for its innovation in new construction. The Oaks At Tenth surpassed strong competitors from hundreds of affordable housing program award applicants nationwide. NAHRO selected awardees based on innovation in multiple categories, including but not limited to: design sustainability, the design in relation to its surrounding community, total cost and financing of the program, as well as the enduring nature of the structure.

Housing authority seeks $30 million Cleveland Avenue grant

Originally Posted: Monday, June 6, 2016 7:00 pm
By Wesley Young Winston-Salem Journal

A dramatic plan to remake a Cleveland Avenue neighborhood is in the works at the Housing Authority of Winston-Salem, which is planning to apply for a $30 million federal grant to kick-start the work.

Do you have a desire to bid on solicitations for products and services with the HAWS? Well, our process is changing.

The Housing Authority of the City of Winston-Salem (HAWS) is in the process of transitioning its pricing solicitations for products and services to an electronic submission process. This process will require a new vendor registration. If the Notice To Bidders contains the following statement, (To respond please go to  (no "www") and click on register your company. If you have any problems in accessing or registering on the system, please call customer support at 1-866-526-9266), then you must complete the new vendor registration in order to submit a quote, bid, proposal etc. It is the recommendation of HAWS that all vendors immediately complete the registration process. Registration is free and will allow you to have instant continuing access to all HAWS electronic solicitations. Again if you have questions about registration please call 1-866-526-9266.

 On April 5, 2016, the Piedmont Triad Apartment Association (PTAA) held its annual Diamond Awards banquet to celebrate and acknowledge the "best of the best" in the Triad's multi-family housing industry. Companies and individuals in this industry were acknowledged for their exemplary contributions to the Piedmont Triad community during 2015. This year, the Housing Authority of Winston-Salem received the Piedmont Triad Apartment Association's Diamond Award for the Best Affordable Housing Community of the Year in recognition of the Oaks at Tenth "Step Up" housing location. This is the second Diamond Award for the Housing Authority of Winston-Salem. The first one was awarded to the Townview Apartments community in 2011 for the "Best Turnaround Property."

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This building is conveniently located in the northeastern area of Winston-Salem’s central urban cityscape.  The two story building offers two stories of newly renovated office space. Parking for guests and employees is adjacent to the building for easy access. It is only blocks away from a retail shopping center, restaurants, banks, other businesses and the Career Center for Forsyth County Schools.