About US

We are Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing AuthoritySince 1938 the Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority has been working to create jobs, expand the City's tax base, improve the quality of life for our citizens and breathe new life into our historic neighborhoods. Today, our staff of 100 dedicated professionals is committed to providing the best customer service to all of our vendors, development partners, and clients. PRHA is based at 3116 South Street, in the Mid-Town area of Portsmouth and is governed by a 7-member Board of Commissioners and our Executive Director, Edward Bland.