NRHA News

03.08.2018
  Norfolk residents will get the chance to weigh in on the city's public housing plan for next year Thursday night.  This includes the redevelopment of the St. Paul’s area. During the meeting, the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority will hear public comments on its complete five... Read More
03.07.2018
  Harbor Group International has sold a 17-story downtown tower to the city’s housing authority for $12 million. The Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority had leased space in the building, at 555 E. Main St., for its headquarters since June 2016. The building is across St. Paul’s... Read More
02.27.2018
A Norfolk mother emailed 10 On Your Side about a sewage backup in her apartment sink. The mom says she contacted us after seeing our story last week on a sewage backup at the Young Terrace apartments... For more information visit wavy.com. Read More
02.22.2018
The redevelopment of the St. Paul’s Quadrant – the 200-acre area north and east of Norfolk’s downtown that houses more than half of the city’s public housing – has been a controversial topic for years. But Norfolk’s goal, replacing three public housing communities with mixed-income neighborhoods,... Read More
02.21.2018
When the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority buys a building, the big question is what is it planning to do with it? John Kownack, NRHA executive director, said if all goes well the transaction to purchase the PNC Bank building at 555 E. Main St. should close March 2. The purchase price of... Read More
02.20.2018
Residents in the Young Terrace apartments are concerned about leaking raw sewage. A 10 On Your Side camera captured remnants of it behind several Young Terrace Apartments.... For more information visit wavy.com. Read More
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
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