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NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 2, 2009

 

Contact:
Dana Woodson
757.393.8641

PRHA Presents New Housing Development -- WESTBURY

Portsmouth, VA (June 2, 2009) -- The Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority (PRHA) will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for WESTBURY, a new community in historic Portsmouth, on Friday, June 5th, at 11 a.m. at King Street and Twine Avenue.

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In 2005, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the City of Portsmouth its second HOPE VI grant in the amount of $20 million for the revitalization of Jeffry Wilson Homes. As part of this program, which allows the construction of on-site and off-site development, the PRHA presents the WESTBURY homes for citizens of Portsmouth.

For more information on home ownership at WESTBURY, call the Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority at (757) 391-2983.

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