NRHA News

03.30.2018
  Dr. Ben Carson will be making a trip to Norfolk next week. Norfolk city officials confirmed the visit. Carson currently serves as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Donald Trump’s administration... For more information visit wtkr.com Read More
03.23.2018
  While Wall Street is convinced retail is in peril, owners of the 19-year-old MacArthur Center are pursuing something mind-boggling: expansion. The downtown mall is eyeing the piece of land next to it – the corner of Freemason Street and Monticello Avenue where it hosts a seasonal ice... Read More
03.19.2018
  The Greyhound station at the corner of Monticello and Brambleton avenues isn’t the original bus terminal building on the site. The current building was dedicated Dec. 14, 1961, after its art deco predecessor was torn down for the widening of Brambleton Avenue, according to a Virginian-Pilot... Read More
03.16.2018
Developers renovating the Norfolk Waterside Marriott hotel are considering a bold move: ripping out the swimming pool. The sixth floor, which includes the pool along with a fitness center and terrace, may see some of the most significant changes soon, as the downtown building undergoes a $25... Read More
03.15.2018
  A unique after-school program is taking hold in Norfolk. It combines math and science skills with something we see a lot of in the Tidewater area — ships. The Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop is tucked away in a warehouse off of Ballentine Boulevard in Norfolk. Take one step inside and you’ll... Read More
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
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