Youth Leadership and Employment Academy (YLEA)
The YLEA program provides workforce training and employment opportunities for youth and young adults aged 8-18 who live in public housing communities.
Available positions range from administrative to maintenance and provide valuable training and work experience, along with an hourly wage, during the summer months while students are out of school.
Applications for the Summer 2023 program are not yet open.
Scholarship Opportunities for Public Housing Students
RRHA’s Resident Services Division works alongside graduating seniors by presenting different scholarship opportunities and the assistance needed to apply.
The online RentCafe portal allows you to:
- Update contact information
- View rent statements
- Pay rent
- Communicate with RRHA staff
- And more!
The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s properties are smoke-free.
RRHA’s Department of Public Safety manages strategies, programs, and initiatives that ensure the safety, security, and overall quality of life for residents.
Martin Harrison “Marty”, Director of Public Safety
Office: (804) 780-3445
Keep your community’s Resident Council active and responsive to resident needs by getting involved!
To request maintenance or repairs for a public housing property, call:
- Monday-Friday, 8:30am–5pm: 804-780-8700
- After-hours, weekends, & holidays: 804-780-4100
Callers must provide: address, description of work required, permission to enter and telephone number.
RRHA is responsible for repairs caused by normal wear and tear, like a leaky faucet or broken screen. A maintenance fee will be charged when residents or their guests are responsible for damages to an apartment. Please do not ask maintenance workers to make repairs. They are not allowed to do any work that has not been assigned to them by the site manager.
Our resident services offers services that focus on education, health, and workforce development for our RRHA residents.Learn more about these services