Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority

350 East Poythress Street
Hopewell, Virginia 23860

Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs. As of May 25th, 2022, Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority serves Hopewell.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Hopewell, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Closed
2-Bedroom Project-Based Voucher Closed
3-Bedroom Project-Based Voucher Closed
Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority Public Housing Closed

Open Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 0 and 1-Bedroom apartments is currently open.

The HRHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of March 16, 2021, until further notice.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences: 

  • Residency Preference – Families that live and /or work in Hopewell.
  • Working Families – Head of household or spouse or sole member is aged 62 or older or is a person with disabilities (Notice PIH 2011-33) or where the head of the household is the primary caregiver for a disabled household member. Minimum works hours 15 per week for non-elderly and non-disabled.
  • Veterans – Persons who were honorably discharged or under other than dishonorable conditions.
  • Olmstead Preference – Applicant families with disabilities who reside in institutions who are ready to leave the institution for community based living.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HRHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HRHA website on March 16, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Hopewell, Virginia.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (804) 458-5160 or in person at 350 East Poythress Street, Hopewell, VA 23860..

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 03/16/2022.

Other Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Hopewell, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority (HRHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when the waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the HRHA website.

Last Updated on 07/01/2019.

Closed: 2-Bedroom Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA) Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list for 2-Bedroom apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from July 1, 2019, until July 2, 2019. 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: Live or work in Hopewell; Working 15+ hours per week; Elderly; Disabled; Head of the household is the primary caregiver for a disabled household member; Veteran; Households with disabilities who reside in institutions who are ready to leave the institution for community based living.

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

For more information, visit the HRHA website.

Last Updated on 12/30/2019.

Closed: 3-Bedroom Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA) waiting list for 3-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments is currently closed. Applications are being accepted from January 6, 2020 at 10:00 am ET, until March 5, 2020. 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.

The maximum income limits for each household size were as follows:

  • 1 Person   $25,900
  • 2 Persons $29,600
  • 3 Persons $33,300
  • 4 Persons $36,950
  • 5 Persons $39,950
  • 6 Persons $42,900
  • 7 Persons $45,850

This waiting list had the following preferences: 

  • Residency Preference – Families that live and /or work in Hopewell.
  • Working Families – Head of household or spouse or sole member is aged 62 or older or is a person with disabilities (Notice PIH 2011-33) or where the head of the household is the primary caregiver for a disabled household member. Minimum works hours 15 per week for non-elderly and non-disabled.
  • Veterans – Persons who were honorably discharged or under other than dishonorable conditions.
  • Olmstead Preference – Applicant families with disabilities who reside in institutions who are ready to leave the institution for community based living.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HRHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority, as of March 6, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Hopewell, Virginia.

Last Updated on 03/28/2022.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

The Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA) Public Housing waiting list for 1, 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments is closed. Applications were last accepted from January 4, 2021, until an unconfirmed close date in 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how selected applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the HRHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HRHA online application on September, 2021.

Service Area

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

Last Updated on 03/30/2022.

About Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority

More information about Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.hopewellrha.org/.

Representatives of Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority may be available by phone at (804) 458-5160. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

How To Check Your Waiting List Status

You can check your waiting list status online at https://www.waitlistcheck.com/.

You can check your waiting list status by phone by calling 1 (833) 387-6684.

Office Hours

Open today from 10:00am to 3:00pm ET.

Except for lunch 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Day Hours
Monday 10:00am-3:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-3:00pm
Friday 10:00am-3:00pm
HCV Portability Status

As of 05/25/2022, it is not known if Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


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

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority manages 546 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2021:

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 353 72 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $679 $531 $486
Monthly Cost $239,659 $38,267 $972

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Hopewell 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 13% having issued approximately 30 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 36 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.8 persons and has a household income of $13,097 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 77% were extremely low income (ELI). 40% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 54% 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, 67% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 12% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

66% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 64% of households with children have a female head of household. 92% of all households were headed by a female.

87% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 83% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 14% include at least one person with a disability. 25% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 71% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

3% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 31% with 2 bedrooms and 65% with 3 or more bedrooms. 36% 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 Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $348 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $667. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $144.



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.


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