Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority

530 E Pinner Street
Suffolk, Virginia 23434

Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Suffolk, Virginia that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) programs.

Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority serves Isle of Wight County and Suffolk.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Isle of Wight County and Suffolk, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Public Housing Closed

Other Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Isle of Wight County and Suffolk, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (SRHA) 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 SRHA website here, or call the office at (757) 539-2100

Last Updated on 11/09/2018.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (SRHA) Public Housing 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 SRHA website here, or call the office at (757) 539-2100

Last Updated on 11/09/2018.

About Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority

More information about Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.suffolkrha.org/.

Representatives of Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority may be available by phone at (757) 539-2100. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Open today from 8:00am to 5:00pm ET.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
HCV Portability Status

As of 11/09/2018, Suffolk 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 Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority manages 815 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 792 16 7
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $722 $701 $899
Monthly Cost $571,515 $11,218 $6,290

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Suffolk 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 67 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 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 44 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.6 persons and has a household income of $15,502 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 43% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% 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

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 62% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 19% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 18% 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, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 57% of households with children have a female head of household. 94% of all households were headed by a female.

97% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 96% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 16% include at least one person with a disability. 29% 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

9% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 40% with 2 bedrooms and 51% with 3 or more bedrooms. 33% 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 Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $410 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $796. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $217.



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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