CRHA Seeking Qualified Applicants for Executive Director Position

If you are interested in applying for the Executive Director position, please see the job description below:  

        The Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority (“CRHA”) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director.  CRHA currently owns and manages five Low-Income Public Housing (“LIPH”) communities (467 units) and five affordable housing communities (188 units), in addition to administering approximately 1,700 Housing Choice Vouchers (“HCVs”). The Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing and supervising the daily operations and affairs of CRHA, including supervision of staff and implementation of CRHA policies; maintaining all of CRHA’s housing programs, properties and projects; overseeing any construction or redevelopment work related to CRHA’s housing communities; ensuring compliance with all program requirements, state law, and federal law and regulations; overseeing CRHA’s financial operations and preparing program and annual budgets; administering procurement and contract activities; and developing policies, procedures and programs to effectively promote the mission of CRHA.  The Executive Director will report directly to CRHA’s 9-person Board of Commissioners (the “Board”).

           Successful candidates must demonstrate experience in managing and administering housing programs, knowledge of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) regulations that govern the operation of public housing authorities, a strong financial background, written and verbal communication skills, the ability to effectively build and maintain good relationships with CRHA staff, the Board, the City Administration and the community, and the initiative and skill to formulate and effectively implement innovative goals in keeping with CRHA’s mission and objectives.

Salary range: $110,000 to $140,000 commensurate with education and experience

 To apply:

  • Mail application to Dr. Rebecca Adams, c/o Delphine Carnes Law Group, PLC, 101 W. Main Street, Suite 440, Norfolk, Virginia 23510


Application Deadline: July 16, 2021

The Chesapeake Redevelopment and Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer.