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September 18, 2020

August 27, 2020

Join us in welcoming our newest Board Chair and Vice Chair!
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        Dr. Adams                             Tara Preston 
       Board Chair                             Vice Chair

August 11, 2020

CRHA bids farewell to three (3) long-serving members and welcomes four (4) new commissioners.
Clark-Daughtry 003 Kirk Houston Jr. BOC1 Robert W. Mohrhusen Jr. BOC_a Dwight M. Parker

May 15, 2020

Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority (CRHA) is beginning a partial reopening on Monday, May 18.

April 08, 2020

Fair Housing Month Message from HUD Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

April 01, 2020

All CRHA Offices Closed Indefinitely, effective noon on Friday, March 27th


March 16, 2020

Six (6) Chesapeake Public Schools will be offering Grab-n-Go lunches during the school closure beginning March 17th - March 27th from 10 AM - 11:30 AM.  Students must be present to receive meals.

March 16, 2020

In order to protect the safety of staff and guests during the COVID-19 outbreak, CRHA offices will be closed to the general public effective March 16th - March 27th.  


December 31, 2019

CRHA Awarded $167,440 to promote Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS).  The funding will enable CRHA to continue to employ three full-time FSS Coordinators.

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December 30, 2019

Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority (in partnership with Chesapeake Human Services and Southeastern VA Homeless Coalition) receives notice of award in the amount of $704,313 to foster youth to independence. 

Click here to watch the official news segment on "CBS This Morning". 

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October 03, 2019

On September 18, 2019, Chesapeake's first Homeless Resource Center opened at 1468 South Military Highway, Suite 100.  The ribbon-cutting ceremony included remarks from the Honorable Mayor Rick West; Mr. James Baker, Chesapeake City Manager; Ms. Maresa Driver, Chair of the Human Services Advisory Board; and Mr. Justin Brooks, Executive Director for Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority. 


September 30, 2019

The CRHA Board of Commissioners Welcomes Two New Members!!! 

Dr. Sarah Williams (casual) 2       Dr. Lin Hill (2)
       Dr. Sarah D. Williams                        Dr. Linwood Hill 

September 09, 2019

Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority selected to participate in the CONNECTHOMEUSA program.  

September 02, 2019

Special thanks to our partners at the Hollowell House Organization, STOP, Inc. and Chesapeake City Councilmember Susan Vitale for their support.  

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August 20, 2019

Funding will serve the MacDonald Manor Community. 

May 27, 2019

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

Group with Mr. Baron

May 08, 2019

CRHA mourns the loss of Commissioner Harry D. Powell, Jr.

May 01, 2019

The Virginia Association of Housing and Community Development Officials (VAHCDO) recently selected its 2019 Commissioner of the Year.  Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority is proud to announce Commissioner Harry D. Powell, Jr., a 21-year CRHA Board Commissioner and 50-year community advocate took this year's prize.  

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April 19, 2019

Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority in Partnership with Healthy Chesapeake hosts Spring Fling at Broadlawn Park.

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April 17, 2019

Justin Brooks, Executive Director provides an indepth interview about the Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

March 05, 2019

National Read Across America Day honored throughout the week at Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority.


February 26, 2019

Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority honors resident youth who achieved the Honor Roll.


December 13, 2018

CRHA's Board of Commissioners has selected Justin Brooks to replace long-term serving Brenda Willis as Executive Director.  Mr. Brooks will officially take the reins in January 2019.