Two of our high school
seniors have each received a $20,000 E.L. Hamm & Associates college
scholarship! Congratulations to Edlyn Cisco of Warwick High School and
Antonette Stroud of Bethel High School!
HRHA is pleased to announce
three of our high school seniors (Melquan J. Williams, Jessica Marian Blue,
and Shara Laurie Williams) were each selected to receive a $2,000 Virginia
Housing & Community Development Officials scholarship.
HOMEBUYER EDUCATION COURSES
The next VHDA Homebuyer Education
class will be held on May 20th and 21st from 5-8PM at 1
South Armistead Avenue. Because seating is
limited, please contact Monique Jackson at 757-727-1111 x
303 to register.
Interested in a new home?
Interested in learning how to purchase a home or improve your finances? Find
out how through the Housing Counseling
services HRHA offers.
The 2013 Hall of Fame event for residents will
be held in October. Below are links to download nomination
OLD POINT HOMES Opens, Previews Future of
3.2 acres, the new community is comprised of 27
rental homes with 18 two-bedroom and 9 three-bedroom
homes. The homes consist of five separate
buildings anchored by a community area and green
space. Plans for the next phase of Old
Point Homes include 6 single family homes and a
In Virginia it is only the second community
created using a mixture of replacement housing
funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development and low income tax credits from the
Virginia Housing Development Authority. Mixed
income and mixed funded communities are likely
to become the standard for future HRHA
The development is a green community and is one
of the first certified by EarthCraft in Hampton.
EarthCraft homes provide a blueprint for
healthy, comfortable homes that reduce utility
bills and protect the environment as well as
meet strict guidelines set by the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency.
Five of the homes embrace the principles of
Universal Design and incorporate the needs of
physically challenged individuals with wider
doors and hallways; easier to operate latches,
switches, and appliances; and user-friendly
bathrooms and kitchens.
acquisition by HRHA, the site was a mobile home
park that housed 26 mobile homes and a rental
office. HRHA purchased the property in
2007 and worked to relocate the residents into
safe, decent, and affordable housing.
manages 549 units of public housing and 153
non-public housing units and has constructed and
sold 55 single family homes throughout the city.