Norfolk Moving Toward Overhaul of Public Housing Neighborhoods

January 24, 2018

Norfolk City Council voted in favor of a resolution that puts the city one step close toward overhauling three public housing neighborhoods.

Council approved a resolution with a 7-1 vote to allow City Manager Douglas L. Smith to work with the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority on a plan for the Saint Paul’s area…

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Norfolk Council Expected to Support Tearing Down Most of City’s Public Housing

January 23, 2018

The City Council could vote tonight to support demolishing more than half of Norfolk’s public housing and replacing it with new mixed-income communities.

The resolution comes to the council after several months of outreach to residents of the Tidewater Gardens, Calvert Square and Young Terrace communities just east of downtown, which are part of an area sometimes called “St. Paul’s.”

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What’s Next for Norfolk’s Public Housing?

November 15, 2017

What is the future for one of the largest sections of public housing in Norfolk?

For the last few months the city held meetings with residents in the St. Paul’s section. That includes Tidewater Gardens, Young Terrace, and Calvert Square. The goal was to find out what residents want in a future community, as the city plans to revitalize the area…

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Special Report: Breaking Ground on Public Housing?

September 18, 2017

In the next 10 years, the landscape of downtown Norfolk could change drastically.

The city rolled out a plan this year to replace three of Norfolk’s public housing communities with mixed income housing. Young Terrace, Tidewater Gardens and Calvert Square would be the heart of a new St. Paul’s district…

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