ORANGE, NJ – Dawn Monique Edmond has joined the Housing Authority of the City of Orange (HACO) as its new administrative secretary, replacing the retiring Joanne Kureshepi.

Dawn is a former resident of the City of Orange and is very familiar with the city and the operations of HACO, having worked directly with the Board of Commissioners for more than 17 years as the legal assistant to HACO’s general counsel, Ernest R. Booker, Esq. Dawn  received her Paralegal Certification from Rutgers University and brings to her position 25 years of experience in the legal field as a legal assistant/paralegal. Dawn is also the CEO of Enid-Books Corp., a publishing company. She has written two books, Till the Break of Dawn and Bridging The Gap, and is the co-author of When A Father Fails.   

“We welcome Dawn Edmond to the HACO family,” said Dr. McNeil. “Dawn brings a peculiar skill set that dovetails perfectly with the needs and requirements of HACO. We wish her much success in her new position.”

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The Housing Authority of the City of Orange works to transform the City of Orange by providing safe, livable, and affordable housing that promotes the development of communities. At HACO participants are not statistics, they are neighbors. HACO knows the community and tailors programs to better serve the participant’s needs. Whether it is a search for housing, assistance with foreclosure, or with neighborhood development, the Housing Authority of the City of Orange stands ready to offer its services to all residents.