Dates: 1966.

Collection Number: MS 341

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: Petition to Charlottesville City Council, MS 341, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Gift of Thomas Nelson Page, 1997.

Biographical/Historical Information: The City of Charlottesville created the housing authority by voter referendum in 1954. The Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority was to clear so called blighted and slum areas of the city and operate public housing programs. The CRHA was responsible for the demolition of Vinegar Hill and the construction of public housing.

Scope and Content: This is a petition to the Charlottesville city council requesting a referendum on the application of the Redevelopment and Housing Authority to approve a low-rent housing project on the Ridge Street-Raymond Road site.

Corporate Names: Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority (Charlottesville, Va.)


  • Public housing--Virginia--Charlottesville
  • Housing policy--Virginia--Charlottesville
  • Urban policy--Virginia--Charlottesville
  • Urban renewal--Virginia--Charlottesville
  • Relocation (Housing)--Virginia--Charlottesville

Record Types: Legal instruments.