The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) provides an eight-member police unit for protective services above the baseline that is normally provided. The police officers build trust among law-abiding residents through the concept of community-oriented policing, where the police and citizens jointly curtail criminal activity.
H.E. Monroe Scholarship Program (All Communities)
HHA provides a scholarship to a high school senior who will be entering college. The scholarship pays $4,000 (to be paid in annual installments of $1,000 each year) for four years.
Alabama A&M University and Alabama Cooperative Extension System (L. R. Patton Apartments)
Through the combined efforts of the Life Science Department at Alabama A&M University, the Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs of Alabama Cooperative Extension System, and HHA, this partnership has developed a Family Life Center in the L. R. Patton community. Qualified family life specialists and educators and Alabama A&M faculty provide training programs, seminars, and workshops that strengthen the resilience of individuals, youths, and families by enhancing coping and survival skills.
Youth Sports (All Communities)
Each year, public housing youths compete in sporting events within the City of Huntsville and the State of Alabama. The Metro League and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Huntsville team with HHA to provide a variety of sporting events.