City of Norfolk Bureau of Community Enrichment 

The Bureau of Community Enrichment serves as a resource to assist landlords and tenants in sustaining a quality living environment for all Norfolk residents.


City of Norfolk Fair Housing Resources 

The City of Norfolk is committed to supporting fair housing issues throughout its neighborhoods.


Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation- Virginia Fair Housing Office 

Federal and state fair housing laws prohibit housing discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, and familial status (families with children under age 18). In addition, Virginia's Fair Housing Law further protects "elderliness," individuals age 55 or older, from housing discrimination. 


Norfolk Cares Assistance Center

The Norfolk Cares Assistance Center is a single point of contact for residents seeking information about or requesting service from the City of Norfolk. Norfolk Cares was established in direct response to requests from Norfolk citizens and City Council to improve the processing of citizen requests for service.


Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act

The Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act handbook provides information on the rights, remedies, and responsibilities of landlords and renters concerning the rental process


Housing Partners


City of Norfolk


Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads   

Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads engages the community in building opportunities for qualified families to achieve independence and stability through purchasing an affordable home. We serve all seven geographical entities that comprise South Hampton Roads: Chesapeake, Isle of Wight, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Smithfield, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach.


Hampton Roads Housing Consortium (HRHC) 

Hampton Roads Housing Consortium (HRHC) is a voluntary association of governmental, private and non-profit organizations and individuals committed to improving affordable housing opportunities in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. The HRHC serves as a regional vehicle to promote and facilitate excellent and affordable housing opportunities within Hampton Roads.


Housing Virginia

Housing Virginia has created a table of diverse affordable housing perspectives and sectors from across the Commonwealth. Top achievers in all of their fields, the Board and Staff share the common belief that true partnership begins with the ability to share ideas, create consensus and work together. Housing Virginia models every day the approach shared leadership that can make a difference at the community level.


National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) 

The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) is a professional membership organization comprised of approximately 23,000 housing and community development agencies and officials throughout the United States who administer a variety of affordable housing and community development programs at the local level.


NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America is an organization that cares deeply about affordable housing and community development and the people who benefit from them. Their safety and wellbeing is why we come to work in the morning and why we put in long hours and years of service.


United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 

HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.


Virginia Association of Housing and Community Development Officials (VAHCDO) 

The Virginia Association of Housing and Community Development Officials (VAHCDO) is dedicated to preserving and maintaining Virginia’s existing housing resources; improving the health and living standards of the people of Virginia; and developing new housing opportunities throughout the Commonwealth.


Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) 

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has developed agency strategic and service area plans in conjunction with the Commonwealth of Virginia's Strategic Planning and Performance-Based Budgeting Process. Information on the plan is available below.


Virginia Housing Coalition

With the mission of improving access to safe and affordable housing, the Virginia Housing Coalition is a 501(c)(4) organization founded in 1981 dedicated specifically to supporting organizations and individuals working to provide affordable housing options in Virginia by influencing and developing public policy, recognizing exemplary achievement, and providing education, training and services that will make its members more effective in attaining their goals.


Virginia Housing Commission 

The Virginia Housing Commission exists to study and provide recommendations to ensure and foster the availability of safe, sound and affordable housing for every Virginian. 




Online College Courses 

A free and comprehensive resource that is a collection of open college courses that spans videos, audio lectures, and notes given by professors at Harvard, Princeton and MIT. Powerful resource for those looking to further their education.

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