March 29, ,2021

An Open Letter to St. Paul's Residents

From Dr. Chip Filer and Ronald Jackson

December 28, 2020

Stay Informed, Get Information! 

Check out the Winter 2020 St. Paul's Area Newsletter. 

December 4, 2020

Transformation of Tidewater Gardens Begins with New Pump Station

September 02, 2020

St. Paul's Area Newsletter - Summer 2020

Check out the latest happenings for the transformation of the St. Paul's area of Norfolk! To read the newsletter click here

May 05, 2020

Norfolk’s housing authority will suspend the relocation of residents and most redevelopment efforts in the St. Paul’s area until at least October, after a legal agreement with residents and advocates sparked by coronavirus. For more information visit

February 11, 2020

190 new apartments planned in one of the first steps in Norfolk’s St. Paul’s overhaul

Norfolk’s City Council has taken the first step toward approving a developer’s plan to build a pair of four-story apartment buildings in St. Paul’s as part of the planned massive redevelopment of the area.

Two city-owned parking lots on Wood Street, between St. Paul’s Boulevard and Fenchurch Street, are expected to become apartment buildings with a mix of subsidized and market-rate units. For more information visit

January 14, 2020

Lawsuit seeks to block Norfolk’s plan to move people out of public housing in St. Paul’s

Residents are asking a federal judge to block Norfolk’s St. Paul’s area redevelopment plan, which they say would further segregate and disadvantage black residents and thus violate federal law.

The lawsuit, which names four St. Paul’s residents and two community groups as the plaintiffs, was filed Monday. In a 51-page complaint, they argue that the city of Norfolk and its housing authority have failed to provide the bulk of residents that will be moved out of St. Paul’s with appropriate housing, and that the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development is complicit by signing off on the plan. For more information visit

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