Jun 14, 2017 - 09:06 AM
Rick Moore Receives National Recognition for Service to Community
Evansville, Indiana – At its award banquet on May 4, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan, the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) presented Rick Moore with the Charles A. Thompson Memorial Award for Distinguished Service. Moore has 34 years of experience in housing authority management and currently serves as Executive Director of the Evansville Housing Authority in Indiana. His initiatives, which have earned national attention, include the creation of a Permanent Supportive Housing facility in Evansville. The project provided 32 homeless families with brand new apartments and on-site supportive services.
As a childhood resident of public housing, Rick Moore brings a unique, insightful perspective to housing authority management and service to others. He is President of Indiana NAHRO, Vice-President of the State of Indiana Continuum of Care, and is deeply committed to community organizations and causes.
Moore’s recent honor from NAHRO marks the first time in the award’s history the decision was based on a unanimous vote from the selection panel.