Chesapeake Redevelopment & Housing Authority Servicing Needs. Providing Opportunities.

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Years in Service

The Authority was created July 6, 1950 and was originally named the South Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority of Chesapeake.
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Public Housing Communities

Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities
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Conventional Housing Communities

Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority (CRHA) owns and operates Conventional and Tax Credit housing developments in the City of Chesapeake
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Public Housing Residents

across all 5 Public Housing communities in Chesapeake - Schooner Cove, Owens Village, MacDonald Manor, and Broadlawn Park
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Conventional Housing Residents

in 5 CRHA-owned properties; Twin Creeks Apartments, Oakdale Square, Meadow Landing, Geneva Square, Narrow and Anderson streets

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A Proclamation on National Homeownership Month, 2024

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Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds for the Peaceful Village Renovation Project

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Chesapeake City Council Appoints Mrs. Peggy Layne as newest CRHA Commissioner

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The 2024 CRHA Scholarship Program for CRHA Residents is open through May 30th

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2024 VAHCDO Scholarship Winner

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Fair Housing City Proclamation 2024

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April is National Fair Housing Month!

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Dr.  Deborah "Debbie" Hunley-Stukes Appointed Vice Chair

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April is Fair Housing Month

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Vice Chair Camron Phillips Bids Farewell

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Chesapeake Public Schools honors Dr. Deborah Hunley-Stukes with Auditorium Dedication at Hugo Owens Middle School

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Community Partners Donate Almost 200 Thanksgiving Baskets to CRHA Residents

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CRHA Fall 2023 Newsletter

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NCMPEF Honors Scholars and Sponsors

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Public Hearing to Review 2024 CRHA Annual Agency Plan

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CRHA Residents and Staff Celebrate National Night Out with Community Partners

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Strong Families Initiative - Shark City Drum & Dance Corps. Demonstration

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Summer 2023 Newsletter

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A Proclamation on National Homeownership Month, 2023

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Reminder: Deadline Approaching to Apply for CRHA Scholarship for Graduating Seniors

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CRHA Spring 2023 Newsletter

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April Fair Housing Month

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CRHA Welcomes Two New Commissioners

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The 2023 CRHA Scholarship Program for CRHA Residents is open through May 30th!

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CRHA hosts a Landlord/Realtor Meet and Greet on April 28, 2023

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CRHA WINTER 2022 NEWSLETTER

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CRHA Loses a Pioneer

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Bingo Night!

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Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway - Saturday, November 19th 11 AM - 2 PM

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Community Needs Assessment Survey - All Chesapeake Residents

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Public Hearing Notices - Mill Creek Apartments and Forest Cove Apartments (I, II, & III)

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Fall 2022 CRHA Newsletter

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2022 Board Election Results - Congratulations Dr. Adams and Commissioner Phillips

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CRHA Presents the Homebuyer's Club

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National Night Out - Tuesday, August 2nd (4-7 PM) in the Geneva Square Community

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Summer 2022 Newsletter

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Come Join Our Kids and Pros Youth Football Camp! On-site and walk-up registration available!

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CRHA Welcomes A New Commissioner - Dr. Keshia Brown

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CRHA Offices Closing Early on June 30th

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Kids & Pros Chesapeake Youth Football Camp

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Strong Families Initiative - Save the Dates (June 28th and 30th)

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White House Proclamation on National Homeownership Month 2022

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Homeownership Month 2022 - Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

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CRHA Spring 2022 Newletter

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Scholarship & Mentoring Opportunities

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Fair Housing City Proclamation 2022

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Happy National Fair Housing Month!

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CRHA Welcomes A New Commissioner - Dr. Deborah "Debbie" Hunley-Stukes

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HCV Applicant Portal Registration

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Public Hearing Notice (Proposed Revenue Bond Financing by Chesapeake Redevelopment & Housing Authority for Hunter's Point Apartments)

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Affordable Housing Explained

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CRHA BOARD SELECTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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Public Housing Waiting List Reopens Online Only (Thursday, October 28th - Friday, October 29th)

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Anthem HealthKeepers Plus Enrollment

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Join us October 7th for a Fall Festival

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Impacts of COVID-19 on Mental Health and Postpartum Care

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Bingo Night!

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CRHA Welcomes A New Commissioner - Camron T. Phillips

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Back to School Giveaways!!!!  Two Events on August 28th

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Covid Thursdays:  Weekly Vaccination and Testing Event from 3-7 PM (Geneva Square Community)

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National Night Out - August 3, 2021 from 4-6 PM

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Kids & Pros

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Health Education and Literacy with Optima Health

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Summer Meals School Nutrition Program

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Housing Authority Hiring Event

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Kids and Pros Football Clinic 2021

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Happy National Homeowner's Month!

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Haircut and Wellness Community Days - June 14th & 21st  (11 AM - 3 PM)

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Digital Mammography Screenings Available - June 25th

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Happy National Homeownership Month

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CRHA Seeking Qualified Applicants for Executive Director Position

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CRHA Receives $2.3M in Jobs Plus Grant Funding

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Registration Open for "Strong Families Initiative" 2021 - Family Fun Day (Sign up Here)

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HUD's Strong Family Initiative - Vendor Registration

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Chesapeake Public Schools Job Fair

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2021-2022 Head Start/Early Head Start Registration Open

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2020 CRHA Community Impact Report

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Home for the Holidays!

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HUD's New HCV Landlord Resources Webpage Now Available

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COVID Resource Fair

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GoToMeeting Invitation - CRHA 2021 Agency Plan Public Hearing

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CRHA Board Elects New Chairperson and Vice Chair

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CRHA Welcomes Four New Commissioners

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A Statewide Virtual Hiring Event With Over 150 Employers

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Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for Chesapeake Public Schools

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CRHA Partial Reopening to begin on Monday, May 18, 2020

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HUD Update on Addressing Tenant Concerns Regarding Rent and the Temporary Suspension of Evictions for Nonpayment of Rent

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CRHA continues to process requests for protections under VAWA (Violence Against Women Act)

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Treasury, IRS launch new tool to help non-filers register for Economic Impact Payments

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Fair Housing Month News Update

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All CRHA Offices Closed to the Public Until Further Notice

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HomeOwnership Program (HOP) News Update

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School Closure "Grab-n-Go" Food Distribution

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Six (6) Chesapeake Schools Offering Lunch during School Closures

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CRHA Offices Closed to General Public

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CRHA REOPENS THE HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (SECTION 8) WAITING LIST JANUARY 30, 2020

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CRHA Awarded $167,440 to promote Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS)

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CRHA Receives $704,313 in Funding to Foster Youth to Independence

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CRHA Partners with Chesapeake Human Services to open the City's First Homeless Resource Center

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Board of Commissioners Spotlight

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CRHA selected as CONNECTHOMEUSA Community Partner

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MacDonald Manor STEM Program Graduation & Backpack Drive

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CRHA Receives $530,000 in LBP Capital Grant Funding

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CRHA Hosts National Night Out at the MacDonald Manor Community

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Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority among sponsors for Kids and Pros Football Camp at Oscar Smith High School

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CRHA sponsors HUD's Strong Families Initiative 2019

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CRHA's Recognizes Honor Roll Students at its 2nd Red Carpet Reception

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Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority loses a Pioneer

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Commissioner of the Year Awarded to CRHA's Harry D. Powell, Jr.

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Spring Fling at Broadlawn Park

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"A Closer Look" - An Interview with Justin Brooks, Executive Director

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CRHA Celebrates National Read Across America Event

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CRHA's Inaugural Red Carpet Reception Recognizes Honor Roll Students

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CRHA Receives 2019 HUD Family Self-Sufficiency Grant Award

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Executive Director Brenda Willis Retires Following 24 Years of Service

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Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority Announces a New Executive Director

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The Rose & Womble Foundation donates Thanksgiving Baskets to CRHA residents

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Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority receives over $300,000 in funding to support 40 Mainstream Housing Choice Vouchers

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Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority Project-Based Voucher (PBV) Waiting List Opening

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Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority welcomes its newest Chairman, Vice Chair and Board Member

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HUD AND VA TEAM UP TO HELP 78 HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES IN VIRGINIA

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There's a land that you may have heard of once in a lullaby... 

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CRHA Winter 2022 Newsletter

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Fair Housing City Proclamation 2024

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CRHA

The Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority is committed to achieving excellence in providing affordable quality housing, revitalizing communities, and promoting upward mobility and self-sufficiency through alliances with public and private sector groups.

The Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia with a nine member Board of Commissioners appointed by the City Council of the City of Chesapeake.