NRHA News

11.17.2017
Months following the opening of The Main, the older hotel-conference center on the same street has sold to a real estate investment firm with major renovation plans... For more information visit pilotonline.com. Read More
11.15.2017
What is the future for one of the largest sections of public housing in Norfolk? For the last few months the city held meetings with residents in the St. Paul’s section. That includes Tidewater Gardens, Young Terrace, and Calvert Square. The goal was to find out what residents want in a future... Read More
11.14.2017
Better lighting. Job training. Free classes on personal finance and other skills. Even as three public housing communities east of downtown face likely demolition over the next decade, Norfolk wants to keep making improvements for their 4,200 residents... For more information visit pilotonline.com. Read More
11.01.2017
The students drove in, some from Virginia Beach, for their weekly steel-drum practice at the Attucks Theatre. But the door was locked, and no one was around...   Continue reading at pilotonline.com. Read More
10.06.2017
Norfolk Waterside Marriott is slated to change ownership to a Richmond-based company, and the city of Norfolk plans a large investment in upgrades to the property... For more information visit pilotonline.com. Read More
10.03.2017
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- More than 4,000 residents in the St. Pauls area are left in limbo as City Council decides if it wants to approve a housing plan... To read more visit 13newsnow.com. Read More
09.18.2017
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — In the next 10 years, the landscape of downtown Norfolk could change drastically. The city rolled out a plan this year to replace three of Norfolk’s public housing communities with mixed income housing. Young Terrace, Tidewater Gardens and Calvert Square would be the... Read More
08.26.2017
The gnarled live oak tree had stood for close to 200 years, Brent James figures – through hurricanes, nor’easters and whatever else nature could bring. On Thursday, it came down along with 7 acres of its neighbors to make way for a development of 40 homes south of East Ocean View Avenue.... For... Read More
08.26.2017
NORFOLK, Va. – Flooding remains to be a concern for people in Norfolk, especially for those living in Chesterfield Heights and Grandy Village. City officials held a public forum on Saturday to get the word out about the Ohio Creek Watershed project.... For more information visit wtkr.com. Read More
08.08.2017
The City of Norfolk is held the first of six public meetings Tuesday to discuss the future of public housing in the St. Paul's area near downtown. The meeting comes on the heels of Norfolk City Council's July decision to delay a vote on a vision that would see the demolition of homes in Young... Read More
08.08.2017
City leaders held the first of several scheduled community meetings aimed at improving quality of life for public housing residents. “We need all of your input,” Mayor Kenny Alexander told a crowded room at the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception on Tuesday... For more information... Read More
07.23.2017
THE NORFOLK City Council on Tuesday made the prudent, if frustrating, decision to delay launching the massive redevelopment effort in St. Paul’s Quadrant, a parcel of about 200 acres near the heart of downtown. Prudent, because residents from the affected area voiced criticism at the meeting that... Read More
07.18.2017
Norfolk City Council voted to delay voting on a proposed plan to replace much of Norfolk’s public housing with mixed-use development... For more information visit wavy.com. Read More
07.18.2017
The vision is ambitious: Demolish more than 1,600 units of aging public housing clustered east of downtown Norfolk over the course of a decade. Bit by bit, rebuild the area – sometimes called “St. Paul’s” – into mixed-income neighborhoods, where parks, gardens, shops and offices join 1,800 to 2,000... Read More
07.18.2017
For 15 years, T-Mobile has operated a cellphone tower on a back corner of a residential lot just north of Interstate 264. Nine antennas are clustered 115 feet above the ground. And over the years, the company has upgraded the site, adding third- and fourth-generation technology and new fiber-optic... Read More
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