Bristol Redevelopment & Housing Authority

Bristol Redevelopment & Housing Authority

About Us

Founded in 1938

Founded in 1938, BRHA is Virginia’s second oldest redevelopment and housing authority.  BRHA is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners which is appointed by the mayor of the City of Bristol Virginia.  In addition to creating governing policy, the Board outlines BRHA’s long-term goals. The Board also employs an Executive Director to manage daily operations.

Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority is the designated public housing agency in the City of Bristol.  BRHA currently owns and operates 336 conventional public housing units located in five developments.  Our agency administers 307 Housing Choice Vouchers, 39 Mainstream Vouchers, 15 Emergency Housing Vouchers, and 74 tax credit/mixed finance units


The Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority will provide safe, attractive, affordable housing and housing assistance and the opportunity for families and others in need to achieve a higher standard of living.


Physical:       120 Hope Lane, Bristol VA 24201-4838