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NEW REPAYMENT AGREEMENT OPTION ENDS MAY 1

New repayment agreement option ends May 1, 2020; here is everything you need to know moving forward! The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) is committed to ensuring all of our public housing families have every available opportunity to succeed. The work that we do is designed with the singular purpose of creating opportunities for every

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Facts Concerning Creighton Court Community’s Revitalization

The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority is committed to providing quality, affordable housing to the residents we serve. The work that we do is designed with the singular focus of improving or replacing inadequate housing and providing a range of housing choices for the families we serve.

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RRHA Receives HUD Award to Support Self-Sufficiency Program

FSS Program Grant_Release 1.10.20 Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) has been awarded $72,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help families reach self-sufficiency. “Every graduate of RRHA’s Family Self Sufficiency Program is a story of perseverance, determination and consistency…” says Ralph Stuckey RRHA Director of Resident Services.

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RRHA Receives Federal Funds for Homeless Vets

As part of a collaborative program between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) will receive $35,633 in funding to assist homeless veterans. RRHA was one of 12 housing authorities in Virginia to receive a portion of the total $883,881

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RRHA Extends Freeze through January 2020

CEO Damon Duncan with the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) has made the decision to extend the moratorium on lease enforcement through January 31, 2020, for all RRHA housing communities. Damon spoke out saying, “We see this as a win-win for all involved – our residents, the Agency, and our community stakeholders. The Housing

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RRHA Hires Communications & Public Relations Director

RRHA Hires Communications Director 12.6.19 Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Damon Duncan announced last week that veteran government communicator Angela Fountain will be its new communications and public relations director.  In this role Angela will oversee internal and external communications, media relations and serve as a top spokesperson for the

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HUD Awards RRHA $500k

Press Release – HUD Awards RRHA $500k Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority competed against public housing authorities across the country to be awarded $491,285.00 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Mainstream Voucher Program Fiscal Year 2019 Notice of Funding Availability. The award letter, dated November 14, 2019, indicates the award gives

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RRHA to Freeze Evictions for Remainder of 2019

Media Release – RRHA Provides Grace Period for Residents Effective immediately, the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) has implemented an agency-wide freeze on lease enforcement for nonpayment of rent. This freeze impacts each of the public housing developments under RRHA’s purview, including Creighton Court, Fairfield Court, Gilpin Court, Hillside Court, Mosby Court and Whitcomb

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RRHA Eviction Response by the CEO

RRHA Creighton Court Eviction Response.docx RRHA CEO Damon Duncan responds to eviction questions regarding Creighton Court and other residences. RRHA is working closely with the city and the Mayor’s office in their “Eviction Diversion” program. Above is the PDF with the full statement from Duncan regarding this issue and any questions surrounding the matter.

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Revised Dwelling Lease for Existing Tenants

On January 1, 2019, RRHA began offering a newly updated version of its Dwelling Lease to all new low-income public housing (LIPH) families. RRHA will now begin offering the new Dwelling Lease to all existing LIPH families. Each existing LIPH family will be offered a new Dwelling Lease for signature at annual re-certification appointments beginning

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