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Section 8 Housing
For Affordable Living.

Harrisonburg Redevelopment & Housing Authority works with you to find housing you can afford.

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We Support
Our Community.

Our initiatives are designed to promote and support redevelopment, area homeless, and fair housing.

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Local Assistance
For Stable Housing.

Our programs and properties provide dependable housing for individuals and families.

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Local Assistance
For Stable Housing.

Our programs and properties provide dependable housing for individuals and families.

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To promote adequate and affordable housing economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination; and to foster redevelopment of blighted areas to ensure the economic, social and housing vitality of our community.

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Family Self Sufficiency (FSS)

Learn more about this supportive service program for voucher participants and residents of Franklin Heights.

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Home Ownership

Learn more about this program to help first time, low income familes move to home ownership.

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Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)/Section 8

Learn more about this federally funded program that provides rent assistance for eligible, low-income familes

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a year received through various activities to fund affordable housing initiatives and related support services

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community members assisted with accessing safe, affordable housing

Housing has always been there for me, as an adult and also as a child. We had 5 kids in the family, with my brothers and sisters and me. HRHA helps families that struggle.

Jessy Gonzalez Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) Program Graduate

I heard about [Commerce] from one of the ladies who used to work at the Salvation Army Thrift Store. I came up here, and the VA helped me considerably. I’m very content here…..It’s perfect for an older veteran or a homeless person.

Milford HRHA Resident & U.S. Veteran


Local Events Highlight Housing Challenges

The start of 2020 has seen a number of events aimed at highlighting Harrisonburg's housing and homelessness challenges. The Point in Time Count in January…
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JMU CMSS partners with HRHA for Kids Cultural Fair - MLK Week 2020

Despite the cold rain, a dozen or more kids from Franklin Heights scampered over to the basement of the Reservoir St Office for a Kids Cultural Fair. Put…
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