News & Events

2020 Stokes Stitt Scholarship Winner

At the June RHA Board Commissioners’ meeting, Board Chairman Steven Belinski awarded Oakbrook resident Erika Montalvo as this year’s winner.  Ms. Montalvo is attending Harcum College and is pursuing an associate degree in Business Administration.  She is currently on the dean’s list with a grade point average of 3.78! Earlier this year, she earned her [...]

A letter to our employees, clients, vendors and community partners

It can be risky for a public agency like ours to speak on the social unrest that infuses our nation today. At the same time, risk also exists in silence that may convey acceptance – acceptance of events, practices, or beliefs that unequivocably contradict who we are, and who we strive to be as an [...]

Stokes Stitt Scholarship Program!

Reading Housing Authority may be able to help you continue your education! Find out about the Stokes Stitt Scholarship Program! Eligible applicants must: Live in Oakbrook or Glenside Homes Have applied to or be attending college or trade school in September 2020 Complete an application for consideration Applications due by March 31, 2020 Call Resident […]

2019 Decorating Contest

Participation is open to residents of Oakbrook and Glenside! There is no entry fee! 1st Prize $100 2nd Prize $50 3rd through 5th Prize $25   All entries must be submitted by December 17, 2019.  Enter contest by emailing: Your name, your address, and 2 pictures of your decorations to You will receive a […]

Outstanding Resident Award

2019 Recipient Information Name: Madeline Torres Address: Center City Franklin Tower- Apt. 401 Madeline is the “go to” person at Franklin Tower. She helps residents in many different areas. Madeline is very reserved and never boasts about what she has done for others. Madeline always finds time to help her fellow residents in need. Madeline [...]

Resident Councils

The Resident Councils of RHA Presents: 1st Annual Community Support Fair Thursday, November 14th, 2019 11·00am – 2:00pm You are invited to meet with more than 15 companies and resource agencies from the community promoting educational, recreational and independent living resources available in the RHA community!

Salvation Army Christmas Angel Tree Residents 60+ & Adult Residents with Disabilities

  Sign-up Delivery Oakbrook Friday, 9-27-19 Friday, 12-20-19   2-3 p.m. 10 - 11 a.m. Hubert Friday, 9-27-19 Thursday, 12-19-19   3:30-4:30 p.m. 10-11 a.m. Rhodes Monday, 9-30-19 Thursday, 12-19-19   1:30-2:30 p.m. 3-4 p.m. Eisenhower Monday, 9-30-19 Thursday, 12-19-19   3 - 4 p.m. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Franklin Tuesday, 10-1-19 Wednesday, 12-18-19   3-4 p.m. [...]

Grand Opening of the Newly Refurbished Oakbrook Park Baseball Field

Oakbrook Park Baseball Field On August 3rd, Reading Housing Authority(RHA), in conjunction with the Reading Fightin’ Phils, Olivet Boys & Girls Club and other partners, celebrated the grand opening of the newly refurbished Oakbrook Park Baseball Field, located in Oakbrook Homes. Oakbrook Homes is a 530-unit general occupancy property that is home to more than [...]

Thank You United Way of Berks County and Cartech

Reading Housing Authority and Oakbrook residents thank the United Way of Berks County and Cartech for their volunteers who spent two Saturdays putting fresh coats of paint on the building in the Oakbrook playground.  The space is used by Oakbrook Resident Council and other partner agencies who use the space for community events!  Your hard […]

2019 Reading School District Summer Lunch Program

The Reading School District Summer Lunch Program will be held until August 9th for kids and teens ages 18 & younger (21 & younger with special needs). Where: Glenside Elementary Breakfast is served from 8-9 a.m. Lunch is served from 11:30 – 12:30 p.m. No breakfast or lunch will be served July 4th & July […]

Books for Bikes

Read and participate in the Oakbrook Ready.Set.READ! Summer Literacy/Reading Program Lunch provided by the Summer Food Service Program. Attend 30 of the 40 days of the Reading Program and earn a FREE Bike and Helmet. Sponsored by Customers Bank. WHEN: June 17 - August 09, 2019 Monday - Friday (except 4th of July), from 10:00 [...]

2019 Stokes Stitt Scholarship Winners

We are proud to announce RHA’s 2019 Stokes Stitt Scholarship winners: Oakbrook Winner - Schram Constant- 2019 RHS  graduate was a member of National Honor Society, involved in extracurricular activities such as bowling tennis and volleyball and involvement with youth activities in his church.  Schram will be attending Kutztown University in the fall majoring in [...]

Oakbrook Community Impact Council (OCIC)

Oakbrook Community Impact Council (OCIC) is looking for volunteers from Oakbrook to be involved in helping improve the community by offering ideas and support to the OCIC. Join us by calling the United Way of Berks County at 610-685-4550 or call the Resident Services Department at 610-376-8413.

Come Celebrate At Rock The Block – Oakbrook

Join Reading Hospital, Berks Community Health Center and other community organizations at Rock the Block – Oakbrook, a free block party at Oakbrook Playground. Enjoy activities for the entire family, music, and light refreshments. Admission is FREE and registration is not required. All events are Rain or Shine from 4 to 6 p.m. RAFFLE PRIZES [...]

A Little Free Library

Shelly Rosario with her children Martin Perez, Jayce Perez, and Jacob Gonzalez Rosario selecting books from the Little Free Library in front of the Oakbrook Homes Administration Building. A Little Free Library is now located in front of the Oakbrook Homes Administration Building. A Little Free Library is a “take a book, return a book” [...]

2019 Reading Housing Authority’s Energy Saving Calendar Winners

Children from the Olivet Boys and Girls Club, members of Oakbrook and Glenside communities, were recognized and awarded prizes for their winning art work which was included in the 2019 Reading Housing Authority’s Energy Saving Calendar. The calendar features a drawing and accompanying energy tip for each month. Prizes were presented by Board Chairman Steve […]