Annual Plan Now Available for Review. Public Hearing Scheduled for March 9, 2017.

For More Information: 

Jenn White Moore

For Immediate Release
Release Date: 
Mon, 01/23/2017


Annual Plan Public Hearing for

Assisted-Rental and Housing Choice Voucher Programs


Norfolk, VA (January 19, 2017) – The Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to hear comments on its annual plan for assisted-rental programs on March 9, 2017 at 6 p.m at Ruffner Middle School, 610 May Ave, Norfolk (location tentative). Qualified individuals who need communication aids, services or other accommodations to participate are invited to make their needs known to 504/ADA Coordinator Kimberly Thomas, 555 E. Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510, 623-1111, 9:00am – 5:00pm (M-F), TDD: 800-545-1833. 


The Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act (QHWRA) of 1998 requires housing authorities to complete a five-year plan and an annual plan for its assisted-rental properties and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.  The plan covers the period of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.


The draft plan is currently available for a 45-day public review and comment period at various locations throughout Norfolk, including Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia, Endependence Center, Union Mission and all Tenant Management Corporations and Management offices.  A resident input meeting was held October 15, 2016.


The plans include information on NRHA’s major goals, objectives and strategies for assisted-rental housing and HCV program, requirements/mandates by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and NRHA’s objectives and strategies for achieving the mission of “providing quality housing opportunities that foster sustainable mixed-income communities.”


Draft plan can be viewed and comments can be made at

Meeting Schedule for March 9, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration for speakers
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Annual Plan Public Hearing


To send comments or inquire about additional information contact Phyllis Armistead at or (757) 314-2108.


NRHA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin in admission or access to federally assisted programs.

About NRHA: 

Founded in 1940, NRHA is a national leader in community revitalization and fostering sustainable mixed-income communities.  As the largest redevelopment and housing authority in Virginia, NRHA is an important driver of the local economy.

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NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION - NRHA provides equal housing and employment opportunities for all persons. NRHA does not discriminate against any applicant, resident or employee on the basis of disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, familial status or national origin in the admission, access or operations of programs, services or activities. NRHA complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. An internal grievance procedure is available to resolve complaints. If you feel you have been discriminated against, you have the right to file a complaint of discrimination  by calling toll free (888) 799-2085. Qualified individuals who need communication aids, services or other accommodations to participate in programs and activities are invited to make your needs known to the 504/ADA Coordinator, Kim Thomas (757) 623-1111. Please give NRHA at least seven to ten days advance notice to meet your needs