Proposed Amendment to Assisted-Rental Programs Annual Plan Public Hearing scheduled for November 8, 2018



Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority has proposed an amendment to its Five Year plan and Annual Plan for its assisted-rental housing programs. The plan covers the period July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. Proposed amendment includes:


  • Waiting List Preferences – preference to residents in communities with Section 18 planned activity as identified in the following sections of the Annual Plan:
    • Five Year Plan  Initiatives
    • Conversion to Project Based Section 8 through the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Program and the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (HOTMA)
    • Demolition and Disposition Activity

Reference: HCV Administrative Plan- Chapter 4, Establishing Preferences and Maintaining the Waiting List, pages 4-58.

Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP): Chapter 4, Tenant Selection and Assignment Plan, pages 4-5.


  • Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Occupancy Standards – revise policy to state that voucher occupancy will be based on two (2) persons per bedroom standard.

Reference: HCV Administrative Plan- Chapter 5, Subsidy Standard, pages 5-64

Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP): N/A


  • Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Mainstream Vouchers - NRHA will accept two categories of referrals from the Southeastern Virginia Homeless Coalition (SVHC), given that the referral is otherwise in compliance with NRHA’s eligibility standards. The categories are:
    • Persons experiencing homelessness or graduating from a homeless program and needing and qualifying for support services.
    • Persons exiting institutional settings, who would otherwise be homeless, and who have appropriate community supports.

Reference: HCV Administrative Plan- Chapter 4, Establishing Preferences and Maintaining the Wait List, pages 4-58.

Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP): Chapter 4, Tenant Selection and Assignment Plan, pages 4-5.


The proposed amendment is available for a 45 day review period from October 19 - December 5, 2018.

Copies of the amendment are available at NRHA’s main office at 555 E. Main Street, all NRHA Tenant Management Corporations and Management offices and various offices throughout Norfolk (see locations listed below). Send comments to or 757-314-2018.

A public hearing will be held in conjunction with the NRHA Board of Commissioners meeting on November 8, 2018 at 9:00 AM at 555 E. Main Street, Norfolk. Speakers must register thirty minutes prior to start time. Complimentary transportation service provided for all NRHA residents. Call 757.624.8609 to reserve.

Electronic versions of the related documents can be found here:

For reasonable accommodations contact Kimberly Thomas, 504/ADA Coordinator, 623-1111, 9:00am – 5:00pm (M-F), TDD: 800-545-1833. 

NRHA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin in admission or access to federally assisted programs.


NRHA Annual Plan is available for public viewing at these locations:

  • NRHA's Facilities Management building, 910 Ballentine Boulevard
  • City of Norfolk Workforce Development Center, 201 E. Little Creek Road
  • City of Norfolk Department of Human Services, 741 Monticello Avenue
  • City of Norfolk Community Services Board administrative office, 225 W. Olney Road
  • City of Norfolk Office to End Homelessness, 232 E. Main Street, Suite 250
  • The Endependence Center, Inc, 6300 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard
  • Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia's office, 6350 N. Center Drive, No. 5
  • Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, 800 Tidewater Drive
  • Slover Library, 235 E Plume Street
  • Park Place Branch Library, 620 W. 29th Street
  • Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library, 111 W. Ocean View Avenue
  • Grandy Village Recreational Center, 3017 Kimball Terrace
  • Young Terrace Community Center, 804 Whittaker Lane
  • Diggs Town Recreational Center, 1401 Melon Street
  • Southside Aquatics Center, 1750 Campostella Road
  • ForKids, Inc. homeless services office, 4200 Colley Avenue, Suite A
  • Union Mission Ministries Shelter, 5100 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard
  • Calvert Square property management office, 900 Bagnall Road
  • Cottage Bridge property management office, 7408 Tidewater Drive
  • Diggs Town property management office, 1619 Vernon Drive
  • Grandy Village property management office, 3151 Kimball Terrace
  • Oakleaf Forest property management office, 1701 Greenleaf Drive
  • Tidewater Gardens property management office, 450 Walke Street
  • Young Terrace property management office,  816 Whittaker Lane
  • Young Terrace Jobs Plus office, 807 Whittaker Lane
  • Eulalie Bobbitt Midrise property management office, 5920 Poplar Hall Drive
  • Hunter Square Midrise property management office,  825 Goff Street
  • Robert Partrea Midrise property management office,  701 Easy Street
  • Sykes Midrise property management office, 555 E. Liberty Street
  • Franklin Arms Midrise property management office, 2500 E. Princess Anne Road
  • Broad Creek property management office, 1420 Merrimack Avenue
  • Calvert Square Advisory Council office, 893 Bagnall Road
  • Calvert Square Family Investment Center (FIC), 975 Bagnall Road
  • Diggs Town Tenant Management Council  office, 1619 Greenleaf Drive
  • Grandy Village Tenant Management Council  office, 3027 Kimball Terrace
  • Grandy Village Learning Center, 2971 Kimball Loop
  • Oakleaf Forest Tenant Management Council  office, 1706 Greenleaf Drive
  • Tidewater Gardens Tenant Management Council  office, 1016 Mariner Street
  • Young Terrace Tenant Management Council  office,  823 Smith Street
  • Eulalie Bobbitt Midrise Advisory Council office,  5920 Poplar Hall Drive
  • Hunter Square Midrise Advisory Council office, 825 Goff Street
  • Robert Partrea Midrise Advisory Council office, 701 Easy Street
  • Sykes Midrise Advisory Council office, 555 E. Liberty Street
  • Franklin Arms Advisory Council office, 2500 E. Princess Anne Road


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