Communications and Government Relations Director, Ed Ware will retire from Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority effective January 1, 2019.

For More Information: 

Jenn White Moore

For Immediate Release
Release Date: 
Wed, 01/02/2019

Ware joined NRHA in 2001. He oversaw the community branding and marketing of largest redevelopment projects in Norfolk history - -Broad Creek and East Beach- -whose combined property tax assessments increased from approximately $200 million in 2005 to $1.4 billion in 2018.  Ware also led the authority’s strategic planning efforts and first ever comprehensive economic impact analysis of a redevelopment and housing authority conducted by William & Mary Mason School of Business. NRHA was also recognized with the industry’s top communications awards, including best annual report in 2010 global real estate industry by American League of Communications Professionals and PR News Platinum Awards for 2017 annual report. Through initiatives with the Virginia Association of Housing and Community Development Officials (VAHCDO) and National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), Ware positioned NRHA as a national leader in public policy advocacy for housing and community development.

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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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