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WALTON TO LEAD RRHA UNTIL DANIELS-FAYSON TAKES OVER AS INTERIM CEO

Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s (RRHA) Board of Commissioners met in an emergency meeting Friday evening, May 29, 2020. During this meeting, RRHA’s Executive Vice President/Chief Real Estate Officer, Terese Walton, was appointed to begin serving immediately as interim CEO of the Agency. This decision followed the immediate resignation of Damon E. Duncan, which was

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Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s response to article by reporter Michael Paul Williams

Official RRHA Response_5.26.20 Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s response to article by reporter Michael Paul Williams, “RRHA is sharing its boss with another city. It’s a symptom of the rot infecting public housing in Richmond.” –May 22, 2020   Mr. Williams – As a professional journalist, it is incumbent upon you to be accurate, fair

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STACEY DANIELS-FAYSON NAMED INTERIM CEO OF RRHA

Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s (RRHA) Board of Commissioners announced last evening during a closed session that Stacey Daniels-Fayson has been chosen to lead the authority in an interim capacity until a permanent Chief Executive Officer is named. Daniels-Fayson has been with RRHA since 2007 and currently serves as the Controller of the agency “The

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COVID-19 TESTING EVENTS

  The Richmond City Health District will be performing open-air COVID-19 testing in RRHA public housing communities beginning Monday, April 27. Pre-registration is recommended. Call (804) 205-3501 to register if you are experiencing symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, fever and/or shortness of breath. Dates and Locations: Monday, April 27, 2020 – Hillside Community Tuesday April

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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_Update 6.4.20   COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide for RRHA Residents RRHA COVID-19 resource and information guide brochure HUD Addresses Resident Concerns Regarding Rent Payments HUD Addresses concerns regarding rent payments during COVID-19 Waivers/temporary policy changes for RRHA Program Participants from HUD Published 5.12.2020 Tenant Selection policies for voucher or public housing

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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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