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Redevelopment At RRHA

Since its inception, the City of Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority has played a significant role in the redevelopment and revitalization efforts in the Roanoke area.

RRHA is responsible for redevelopment and conservation plans that will eliminate blight and/or improve the community through:

  • Residential and commercial redevelopment programs
  • New construction
  • Homeownership programs
  • Bond financing
  • Real estate acquisitions for the City and
  • Neighborhood revitalization

Following is a sampling of redevelopment and revitalization projects in which RRHA has been involved:

  • South Jefferson Redevelopment Area
  • Eight Jefferson Place
  • Gainsboro Professional Park
  • Gainsboro Enhancement II
  • Hotel Roanoke redevelopment
  • Henry Street Revival
  • Shaffer's Crossing
  • Deanwood Commerce Center
  • Downtown East Project (SunTrust Plaza, Anthem, Norfolk and Southern Office Building, Century Station Parking Garage, and IBM)
  • First Union Tower
  • Roanoke Civic Center