HRHA updates and information regarding the Corona Virus (COVID-19)

HRHA is actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation.

Our website is updated regularly and includes general information about the virus as well as any changes to our operating procedures as they are enacted. Thank you for your patience during this time.

HUD Flyer for Tenants on the Temporary Suspension of Evictions

HRHA General Information and Protocol to COVID-19 (March 11,2020)

COVID-19 Information from the Virginia Department of Health 

COVID-19 Information from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention 

HRHA Operations Updates

Voucher Updates

All interim and re-certifications will be conducted through an online form or over the phone until further notice.

HRHA General Updates

The main office is open Monday through Frieday, 9:00am to 4:30pm for board meetings, returning or picking up documents, and select meetings. Please call with any questions, 540 – 434 – 7386.

The Reservoir St Office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm for select meetings. Please contact for scheduling, 540 – 437 – 9545

Board of Commissioners Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Main office and are open to the public. Please wear a mask. The remaining board meetings for the year are:

September 16, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

October 21, 4:00pm to 5:00pm (Held at City Chambers, MtW Public Hearing)

November 18, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

December 16, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Resident & Property Updates

JR Polly Lineweaver and Lineweaver Annex buildings are closed to visitors. Only family and health care personnel may enter. All entrances except for the front entrance will be locked. Family and health care personnel must sign in. Entrance will be open 9:00am to 4:30pm.

Work orders are being completed on a case by case basis and with safety precautions in place.

Rent statements will be mailed, NOT picked up in office.

Voucher Landlord

We have launched a new online portal – Assistance Connect – for Landlords. Check out our web page on signing up to receive your PIN.

We do not anticipate delays in rent payments, but economic changes impacting our households may happen rapidly.  If COVID-19-related rent changes due to job loss cannot be finalized by the first of the month, retroactive adjustments will be made. Please see the letter from our Executive Director Michael Wong below for more information.

Letter from Michael Wong to HCV Landlords regarding COV-19

Regular Updates regarding COVID-19

COVID-19 Temporary Waivers & Alternative Requirements

Summary of Public Housing and HCV Temporary Waivers and Alternative Requirements The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released…

Community Call for Cloth Face Masks

The Harrisonburg Redevelopment & Housing Authority (HRHA) is asking for community support in providing washable face masks for our residents and staff.…

COVID-19 April 6, 2020 Update

Staying at home is the best way to help keep you, your family, and your community safe. HRHA is continuing to operate on essential staff status to support…

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