Danville Redevelopment & Housing Authority

The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority (DRHA) is a public entity that was formed in 1941 to provide federally subsidized housing and housing assistance to low-income families, within the City of Danville, Virginia. The DRHA is headed by an Executive Director (ED) and is governed by a seven-person board of commissioners appointed by the City of Danville and is subject to the requirements of Title 24 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and the DRHA’s procurement policy.

The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority owns and manages a total of 577 units in 7 multi-family developments. This public housing accommodates approximately 1,600 residents. DRHA also administers approximately over 1,700 Housing Choice Voucher units in Danville, Martinsville, and Pittsylvania and Henry Counties.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s mission is to provide safe, decent, and sanitary housing conditions for very low-income families and efficiently manage resources. DRHA will strive to promote personal, economic and social upward mobility to provide families the opportunity to make the transition from subsidized to non-subsidized housing

VISION STATEMENT: The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s vision is to become a vital partner in revitalizing the housing community in Danville, VA, and the surrounding communities, through development, management, and the renovation of neighborhoods. DRHA’s goals are designed to improve health, safety, employment, mobility, and educational outcomes. DRHA wishes to create partnerships that are necessary for public and private reinvestment in the community, including improving racial disparities, creating a better quality of life, and improving family assets.