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02.08.2019
  Bell Diamond Manor in Norfolk's Berkley neighborhood was recently honored for its energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. The EarthCraft Multifamily Gold Certification from Viridiant — a third party nonprofit that supports sustainable building initiatives and education programs... Read More
02.04.2019
  The cities of Newport News and Norfolk are two out of four finalists for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Grants... For more information visit wavy.com Read More
02.03.2019
  The city of Norfolk has been chosen for individual grants that provide $30 million for redevelopment within the city. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority and the City of Norfolk have been selected as a finalist for... Read More
01.27.2019
  In early January 1961, the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority was busy demolishing buildings in downtown Norfolk. Among the rubble strewn streets sat Norfolk’s last horse watering trough... For more information visit pilotonline.com Read More
01.26.2019
Yesterday, Congress and the president agreed to end Trump’s partial government shutdown, which has been a disaster for the American public all across the nation, and the longest government shutdown in U.S. history... For more information visit indybay.org Read More
01.23.2019
  Nordstrom is leaving MacArthur Center Mall and Norfolk. A spokeswoman for mall management, Karen Husselbee, told 13News Now that it got word from the City of Norfolk that the department store would vacate its lease... For more information visit 13newsnow.com Read More
01.18.2019
Ed Ware, the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s communications and government relations director, retired Jan. 1... For more information visit pilotonline.com Read More
01.17.2019
As the shutdown continues, more people will start to feel the effects... For more information visit 13newsnow.com Read More
01.15.2019
  An incentive program aimed at encouraging landlords in wealthy areas to open their doors to low-income families failed to take off in Richmond, but one state lawmaker hopes it might make a difference in Hampton Roads. The program gives landlords a tax break if they accept housing vouchers —... Read More
01.14.2019
  The effects from the partial government shutdown are trickling down to The Norfolk Redevelopment Housing Authority. "When people in Washington start to feel comfortable that this could go on for months and months that's scary," stated NHRA executive director, John Kownack.... For more... Read More
01.14.2019
  Sandwiched between the northern shore of the Elizabeth River’s eastern branch and I-264 sits what Levi Daugherty calls Norfolk’s best kept secret. Chesterfield Heights is a historic neighborhood with homes dating back more than 120 years. Daugherty has lived on the riverfront street... Read More
01.12.2019
Norfolk City Councilman Paul Riddick has sent a letter to the Department of Housing and Urban Development  (HUD) demanding the agency “defer” or reject his city’s application for a $30 million redevelopment grant.... For more information visit blacknewsportal.com Read More
01.08.2019
  One Norfolk councilman is requesting the federal government to deny the city a $30 million grant that would help pay for the redevelopment of several public housing communities... For more information visit wavy.com Read More
01.02.2019
  Neighbors still remember how the metal beams supporting the American Cigar Company blocked traffic on Princess Anne Road while the building slowly fell apart. The historic building is gone now, demolished in 2017, but a development company is planning to build a new apartment complex on the... Read More
12.26.2018
  SCS Engineers, an award-winning environmental consulting firm, is supporting the City of Norfolk in four neighborhoods in the downtown and coastal areas along the Elizabeth River with environmental assessments. Funding for the projects is through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... Read More
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