Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority

651 Cardinal Place
Danville, Virginia 24541

Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, and Mainstream Voucher programs. As of July 30th, 2021, Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority serves Henry County, Pittsylvania County, Danville and Martinsville.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Cardinal Village, Cedar Terrace, Ingram Heights, and Pleasant View Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Pittsylvania County, and Danville, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Henry County, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Martinsville, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority Website: https://www.drhava.com/.

Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority Phone: (434) 799-8380.

Open Until Further Notice: Cardinal Village, Cedar Terrace, Ingram Heights, and Pleasant View Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority (DRHA) Public Housing waiting list for apartments at Cardinal Village, Cedar Terrace, Ingram Heights, and Pleasant View is currently open. Applications are being accepted from July 12, 2021 until further notice.

  • Cardinal Village is located at 651 Cardinal Place Danville, VA 24541
  • Cedar Terrace is located at 127 Cedar Place Danville, VA 24541
  • Ingram Heights is located at 149 New Ingram Road Danville, VA 24540
  • Pleasant View is located at 101 Pleasant View Avenue Danville, VA 24541

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application available here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the DRHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DRHA on July 22, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Danville, Virginia. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (434) 792-5544.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/23/2021.

Other Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority (DRHA) Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from April 1, 2021, until April 30, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the DRHA, "Mainstream vouchers are specifically for non-elderly disabled families which include a disabled person between the ages of 18 and 62."

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Family that has been terminated from its HCV program due to insufficient program funding

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the DRHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DRHA, as of May 21, 2020.

Last Updated on 05/21/2021.

Closed: Pittsylvania County, and Danville, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority (DRHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Pittsylvania County, and Danville City is currently closed. Applications were last accepted on an unconfirmed date in May, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Family that has been terminated from its HCV program due to insufficient program funding

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

The waiting list closed after 800 applications were submitted.

For more information, visit the DRHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DRHA, as of May 25, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Pittsylvania County, and Danville, Virginia.

Last Updated on 05/27/2021.

Closed: Henry County, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority (DRHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Henry County is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit DRHA website here, or call the office at (434) 792-5544.

Last Updated on 10/09/2018.

Closed: Martinsville, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority (DRHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Martinsville City is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit DRHA website here, or call the office at (434) 792-5544.

Last Updated on 10/09/2018.

About Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority

More information about Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.drhava.com/.

Representatives of Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority may be available by phone at (434) 799-8380. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of July 30th, 2021, it is not known if Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 09/20/2018, Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority manages 1,440 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2020:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification VASH
Vouchers 1,346 15 75 4
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $418 $436 $504 $308
Monthly Cost $563,190 $6,544 $37,795 $1,233

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 11% having issued approximately 122 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 11 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 37 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $11,267 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 69% were extremely low income (ELI). 31% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 66% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 59% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 17% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

57% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 55% of households with children have a female head of household. 91% of all households were headed by a female.

88% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 87% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 30% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 58% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

16% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 41% with 3 or more bedrooms. 24% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $269 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $472. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $193.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Cardinal Village

651 Cardinal Place
Danville, Virginia
Family & Senior

Cedar Terrace

628 Holbrook St
Danville, Virginia
Family & Senior

Pleasant View

101 Pleasant View Ave
Danville, Virginia
Family & Senior

Ingram Heights

137 New Ingram Rd
Danville, Virginia
Family & Senior

Seeland Crossing Phase I - III

300 Garfield St
Danville, Virginia
Family & Senior

Low Income Housing Managed by Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Upper Street Apartments

608 Upper Street
Danville, Virginia
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