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A Message from the CEO

“Like other organizations, RRHA has implemented sweeping changes in response to the pandemic covid-19.  The vast majority of employees have been working from home for several weeks.  Offices are now closed until further notice, however, phone lines, emails and emergencies are being addressed. In efforts to reduce the impact this pandemic is having on our

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RRHA ANNOUNCES DAMON DUNCAN TO STEP DOWN AS CEO

The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) announced today that the President and Chief Executive Office Damon E. Duncan will step down from his position after a 60 to 90-day transition. He has also committed to working with the organization through the global COVID-19 pandemic to ensure staff and residents are safe and have resources

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RRHA OPERATIONS DURING COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) OUTBREAK

RELEASE_RRHA Operations Corona virus_3.16.20 RRHA OPERATIONS DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK Due to concerns regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, effective today, March 16, 2020, Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) will be observing limited operations until further notice. This decision was not made lightly, but rather, with careful consideration of the advice of public health officials,

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RRHA methods to address the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority is committed to doing everything we can to ensure the health and well-being of our residents. We want to keep you informed. We are taking measures to include frequent sanitation of common areas in RRHA buildings. The following actions are designed to help keep  our tenants, clients, staff, partners

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RRHA announces new IT Director

  RELEASE_New IT Director 2.25.20 Jacquelyn Salaam-Hicks named RRHA’s director of Information and Technology (IT) for the agency. Ms. Salaam-Hicks, who has been acting in the role for 13 months, now takes permanent responsibility of the management, strategy and execution of IT infrastructure for RRHA. In this role she will continue to direct the effective

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RRHA receives $11 million for capital improvements

RELEASE_ 11.5 million capital grant 2.19.20 The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) was awarded an 11.5 million dollar grant as part of 2.7 billion dollars award to public housing authorities (PHA) across the country. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced in mid-February individual capital improvement awards to improve and

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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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