Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Hopewell, Virginia.

Waiting List
Open Soon: Hopewell, Virginia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 2-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 3-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 1, 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Soon: Hopewell, Virginia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA) will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications for March 1, 2024 at 10:00 am, until March 5, 2024 at 5:00 pm ET.

There are two ways to apply while the waitlist is open:

  1. Complete the online application that will be available on the HRHA website.
  2. Complete an application in person at Thomas Rolfe Community Center, located at 239 S 8th St, Hopewell, VA 23860, from 10:00 am, until 4:00 pm ET.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Families that live of work in Hopewell.
  • Working Families
    • Head of Household or Spouse or Sole Member is aged 62 or older or is a person with disabilities or where the Head of the Household is the primary caregiver for a disabled household member. Minimum work hours 15 per week for non-elderly and non-disabled.
  • Veterans
  • Applicants families with disabilities who reside in institutions who are ready to leave the institution for community-based living.
  • Victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault or stalking.
  • Elderly/Disabled 
  • Homelessness
  • Involuntarily displaced
  • Involuntarily Displaced HRHA

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HRHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HRHA public notice on February 22, 2024.

Closed: 2-Bedroom Section 8 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.

Closed: 3-Bedroom Section 8 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.

Closed: 1, 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

The Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA) last accepted Public Housing waiting list applications for 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments from December 1, 2023, until December 5, 2023. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply while the waiting list was open:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. In person applications are accepted at the Davisville Community Center.

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 or where the Head of the Household is the primary caregiver for a disabled household member. Minimum work hours 15 per week for non-elderly and non-disabled.
  • Veterans - Person 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.
  • Domestic Violence - Victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault or stalking.
  • Elderly/Disabled - Head of Household, Spouse or Sole Member is aged 62 or older or is a person with disabilities.
  • Homelessness - Individuals with this preference will provide verification of status through an organization identified through the State or Local continuum of care.
  • Involuntarily Displaced - Involuntarily Displaced or about to be Involuntarily Displaced by government action, fire, natural disaster, domestic violence, to avoid reprisals, hate crimes or due to the inaccessibility of unit.
  • Involuntarily Displaced HRHA - Involuntarily displaced due to a real estate acquisition by HRHA

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

For me information, visit the HRHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HRHA public notice on December 1, 2023.

About The Agency

Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 863 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 10:00am-3:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-3:00pm
Friday 10:00am-3:00pm

350 East Poythress Street, Hopewell, VA

Visit Website(804) 458-5160

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How large is the Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority?

Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority serves 764 low-income households. The agency manages 611 Housing Choice Vouchers and 215 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 81 percent of households served by Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 96 percent of Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority households.

How many Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 252 households and make up 33 percent of households served by Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority?

There are 657 female-headed renter households living in Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 86% of those served by the Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority renters?

Black 657
Native American 8
White 76
Hispanic 23

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority?

There are 145 households headed by seniors served by the Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority. Senior households are 19% of households in Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority housing?

There are 137 persons with disabilities living in Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 18% of households served by the Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority?

The Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Kippax Place

100 S Kippax St, Hopewell, Virginia 23860

Piper Square

1529 Piper Square Dr., Hopewell, Virginia 23860

Thomas Rolfe Court

211 S. 7th Avenue, Hopewell, Virginia 23860

Davisville and Bland Court

913 Terminal St, Hopewell, Virginia 23860