Danville Redevelopment & Housing Authority

Meetings
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • Third Thursday of every month
  • Held every other month in the James Slade Building and rotate to the four public housing developments for the months in between
    • James Slade Building
      135 Jones Crossing
      Danville, VA 24541
Members
  • DeLisa W. Chandler
  • Wesson Claiborne-Felder
  • Geary H. Davis
  • Constance H. Covington
  • James Edwards, Jr.
  • Tia Yancey
  • Alonzo L. Jones

The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority is composed of seven members appointed by Council for a term of four years. For more information, contact Executive Director Gary Wasson at 434-799-8380. To apply to serve on this Board, please fill out our online application.

Functions
The functions of the Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority include:
  • Acquiring, leasing, and operating housing projects
  • Providing for the construction, reconstruction, improvement, alteration, or repair of any housing project or any part thereof
  • Constructing, remodeling, or renovating any public building or other facility used for public purposes provided requested to do so by the governing body
  • Arranging or contracting for the furnishings of services, works, or facilities for or in connection with a housing project or occupants thereof
  • Investing funds held in reserves
  • Investigating into living, dwelling, and housing conditions and into the means and methods of improving such conditions
  • Making loans and grants for the prevention and elimination of slums
  • Investigating and reporting to appropriate agencies of any building or property where conditions exist which are dangerous to the public health, morals, safety, or welfare