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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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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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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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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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