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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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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 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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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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Driver’s License Reinstatement August 5th

Effective July 1, 2019, Virginia law will change to prohibit courts from suspending someone’s driving privilege solely for failure to pay court fines and costs. This change does not address non-payment of tolls. Also beginning July 1, anyone whose driving privilege has been suspended solely for failure to pay court fines and costs will have

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