Department of Housing and Community Development

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) improves the quality of life for all Norfolk residents and strengthens City neighborhoods through people-driven community and physical transformation by increasing access to quality affordable housing opportunities in thriving, resilient, and connecting communities of choice.

Community Development Housing development

Maintains and enhances the quality of existing housing and neighborhood conditions. We administer federally funded community development funding to implement initiatives that benefit lower-income residents and neighborhoods and address community development needs.Directs housing development programs and strategic initiatives to expand the City’s quality affordable housing stock and access to all residents. We ensure strategic development projects meet the city’s housing needs.


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