December 04, 2020
NORFOLK, VA – The transformation of Tidewater Gardens will start next week as preparations are made to demolish a six-unit building located at the corner of Fenchurch and Wood streets. The building demolition makes way for a new pump station that will support new homes in the St. Paul’s Area.
November 05, 2020
A federal program aimed at helping public housing residents become self-sufficient will boost efforts linking low-income families to much-needed services in Norfolk and Newport News, officials announced Monday.
Called “EnVision Centers,” the new designation paves the way for additional resources and gives both cities a leg up on getting federal money to fund programs. For more information visit pilotonline.com
September 02, 2020
Check out the latest happenings for the transformation of the St. Paul’s area of Norfolk!
May 05, 2020
Norfolk’s housing authority will suspend the relocation of residents and most redevelopment efforts in the St. Paul’s area until at least October, after a legal agreement with residents and advocates sparked by coronavirus. For more information visit pilotonline.com.
February 11, 2020
Norfolk’s City Council has taken the first step toward approving a developer’s plan to build a pair of four-story apartment buildings in St. Paul’s as part of the planned massive redevelopment of the area.
Two city-owned parking lots on Wood Street, between St. Paul’s Boulevard and Fenchurch Street, are expected to become apartment buildings with a mix of subsidized and market-rate units. For more information visit pilotonline.com
January 14, 2020
Residents are asking a federal judge to block Norfolk’s St. Paul’s area redevelopment plan, which they say would further segregate and disadvantage black residents and thus violate federal law.
The lawsuit, which names four St. Paul’s residents and two community groups as the plaintiffs, was filed Monday. In a 51-page complaint, they argue that the city of Norfolk and its housing authority have failed to provide the bulk of residents that will be moved out of St. Paul’s with appropriate housing, and that the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development is complicit by signing off on the plan. For more information visit pilotonline.com