NRHA News

02.14.2018
Norfolk Mayor Kenny Alexander will be one of a small handful of mayors and businesspeople to meet with President Donald Trump today at the White House to talk about opportunity zones, a new community development program designed to steer private investment into low-income neighborhoods... For more... Read More
02.05.2018
A resolution recently approved by Norfolk City Council could launch one of the largest modern urban renewal projects on the East Coast. According to city officials, the resolution authorizes  the Norfolk’s City Manager to seek permission from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban... Read More
02.01.2018
If Fairfax County developer C. Daniel Clemente has his way, more middle-class and hourly workers in the county’s fast-growing downtown Tysons area will one day have the option of walking to work instead of spending hours battling Beltway commuter traffic...     For more information visit... Read More
01.27.2018
Norfolk’s City Council has voted to pursue demolishing about half of the city’s public housing for redevelopment. Norfolk’s 7-1 vote Tuesday advances the effort to replace the 200-acre area that encompasses the Tidewater Gardens, Calvert Square and Young Terrace public housing communities with a... Read More
01.25.2018
THE NORFOLK City Council made a promise on Tuesday night when it voted to proceed with redevelopment of the 200-acre parcel of land known as the St. Paul’s area. To the residents of three housing projects there — about 4,200 people, including about 2,200 children — the council pledged its care and... Read More
01.24.2018
Norfolk city council pushed through a resolution to knock down three low-income housing developments in the St. Paul's corridor. It passed with a 7-1 vote. Councilman Paul Riddick was the only vote against the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority project. The housing developments will ... Read More
01.24.2018
The City Council voted 7-1 Tuesday night to support demolishing much of Norfolk’s public housing and replacing it with new mixed-income communities. The effort targets the Tidewater Gardens, Calvert Square and Young Terrace public housing communities, just east of downtown in the area sometimes... Read More
01.24.2018
City council members voted Tuesday night to support a plan to start the process of demolishing three public housing projects. The proposal passed 7-1. The plan would require demolishing Tidewater Gardens, Young Terrace, and Calvert Square, according to the city council agenda. Those neighborhoods... Read More
01.24.2018
Norfolk City Council voted in favor of a resolution that puts the city one step close toward overhauling three public housing neighborhoods. Council approved a resolution with a 7-1 vote to allow City Manager Douglas L. Smith to work with the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority on a... Read More
01.24.2018
A Virginia city council has voted to pursue demolishing around half of the city's public housing for redevelopment. The Virginian-Pilot reports that Norfolk's 7-1 vote Tuesday advances the effort to replace the 200-acre (81-hectare) area that encompasses the Tidewater Gardens, Calvert... Read More
01.23.2018
The City Council could vote tonight to support demolishing more than half of Norfolk's public housing and replacing it with new mixed-income communities. The resolution comes to the council after several months of outreach to residents of the Tidewater Gardens, Calvert Square and Young Terrace... Read More
01.17.2018
Officials in Norfolk are trying to help residents of the Young Terrace apartments who lost water on Wednesday. The Norfolk Redevelopment & Housing Authority in a Facebook post said they are working to fix a valve issue that has not allowed water to flow in the building... For more information... Read More
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
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