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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Authority accepting applications for Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and/or Public Housing?

Portsmouth Houses VAHousing Choice Voucher (HCV) is not open for applications at this time because of the extensive waiting list. Effingham Plaza, a Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) project-based community serving the elderly and disabled families of Portsmouth is currently accepting applications. Please click here for more information.

Public Housing applications are suspended at this time. Please check back here for updates.

Where do I apply for public housing?

Public Housing can be applied for at the Occupancy Department located at 1746 South Street. Please see Public Housing information for application details.

Where do I apply for Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)?

Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) can be applied for by mail. Please see our Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) information for details.

How do I purchase a home in Westbury?

For details on Westbury, please see our Westbury information page. After reviewing that information you may obtain additional information by calling (757) 399-5261.

Where do I sign up for the VHDA First Time Home Buyer classes?

You can sign up through VHDA at their website. The Authority sponsors classes locally. You can see the schedule by clicking here. These classes have limited seating, to register please contact the Assistant Director for Rehab at (757) 391-2936 or click This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email.

Once a Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) housing unit has passed inspection, when can the tenant move in?

The Case Manager will notify the Tenant and Landlord once occupancy has been approved. For additional information for Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Landlords, please click here.

Does the Authority sell houses?

The Authority sells houses in Westbury and in other areas of the City. To see houses that are currently available, please click HERE.

Can I receive a grant to rehabilitate my home?

The Authority has available the HOME Rehabilitation Loan Program and the HOMECARE Loan Program. These programs provide loans for home repairs to families of modest means. Special assistance is given to elderly or disabled homeowners. For more information, please contact the Assistant Director for Rehab at (757) 391-2936 or click This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to email.

How do I receive help if I think I've been discriminated against in housing?

Please see the information available in our Fair Housing section for immediate information. You can also contact the Authority at (757) 399-5261 or TDD at (800) 545-1833, ext. 869.

Who do I call if I have a question about or a problem with my Landlord?

The Landlord Tenant Handbook is available for free download HERE. For additional questions or concerns, you can also contact the Authority at (757) 399-5261 or TDD at (800) 545-1833, ext. 869.

Can the Authority help if I need a job or want to further my education?

Yes! The Authority's Family Self-Sufficiency program is available to help with education, job training and can even help with child care and transportation. This service is available for any resident of our Public Housing or Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Programs.

What lots does the Authority have available?

The lots that are available for redevelopment will usually be sold through a Request for Proposals process. Please review any Request for Proposals and submit your Proposal. The Authority does accept unsolicited Proposals, but please be aware that most of the Authority's vacant lots are reserved for a purpose. If there are lots currently available, they will be listed at Available Lots.

The Authority owns land, how do I find out if I can buy it?

The Authority will list all Homes for Sale on this website, to see these please click here. Property available for redevelopment through new construction or renovation is usually sold through a Request for Proposals (RFP) process. Please review any Request for Proposals and submit your Proposal, based on the requirements listed in the RFP. The Authority does accept unsolicited Proposals, but please be aware that most of the Authority's vacant lots are reserved for a purpose.

I have property that I want to sell; will the Authority purchase it from me?

The Authority will look at any property you wish to offer for sale. The decision to purchase rests on a variety of factors. For more information, please contact the Assistant Director for Development at (757) 391-2910 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How does a business place its name on the list to be contacted when Requests for Proposals and Invitations for Bid for goods and services are released?

Please send a letter of interest to:

Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Purchasing Department

P.O. Box 1098

Portsmouth, VA 23705

How does a business bid for Authority jobs?

The Authority advertises in the Legal Notices section of the Sunday issue of the Virginian Pilot and here on our website. If you see a job of interest to you, please pick up a package from the location listed in the advertisement and submit a bid or proposal.

Is there money available for investors, businesses or non-profits to expand or open in Portsmouth?

Through its Commercial Facade Improvement Loan Program, the Authority makes secured loans available to qualified Downtown Portsmouth businesses for exterior renovations to commercial or mixed-use buildings. The interest rate is Prime minus 2.0%, and the loan term is 10 years.

The City of Portsmouth has a number of Incentive Zones in the City of Portsmouth. For more information regarding available incentives, please visit the City of Portsmouth Department of Economic Development. Currently, the Authority does not have grant or loan monies available to investors, businesses or non-profits.

Are there loans available to finance new construction or rehabilitation?

There are loans available to rehabilitate homes through the HOME Loan Program. There are not currently loans available to finance new construction. The Authority only has monies to assist with residential, owner-occupied renovations. For businesses, please see the previous question.

Are Relocation services available to individuals, families, businesses or non-profit organizations displaced by the projects and activities of PRHA?

Yes. This assistance conforms to the requirements of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970. Services may include help in finding another property, counseling regarding property choice, referrals to other organizations, arranging a move, finding financing, and filing claims for monetary assistance. Money may be paid for the cost of the physical move, to help defray increased costs of financing, rents, purchase prices or the re-establishment of a business.

Can the Authority help if I need a job or want to further my education?

Yes! The Authority’s Family Self-Sufficiency program is available to help with education, job training, computer literacy and GED. This service is available to any resident of our Public Housing or Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Programs.

How does a business place its name on the list to be contacted when Requests for Proposals and Invitations for Bids for goods and services are released?

Please click the link below to complete Vendor Registration Forms:
Doing Business with PRHA – RFP, RFQ, IFB – Forms

Completed forms may be mailed, faxed or e-mailed as listed below:

Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority
ATTN: Procurement Office
3116 South Street
Portsmouth, VA 23707

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fax: 757-399-8697

How does a business bid for Authority jobs?

The Authority advertises in the Legal Notices section of the Sunday issue of the Virginian Pilot and here on our website. If you see a job of interest you, please pick up a package from the location listed in the advertisement and submit a bid or proposal.