Virgin islands Housing Authority (VIHA)
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Donoe tow truck driver who police alleged was dealing in stolen merchandise was arrested this morning on St. Thomas, authorities said. Chandler “Frenchy” Heath, 29, of Grandview Apartments, was arrested at 8:30 a.m. today and charged with grand larceny, obtaining money by false pretenses and embezzlement
CRUZ BAY — A beloved but storm-torn building on St. John, George Simmons Terrace Community Center had its ribbon-cutting on Thursday with Governor Albert Bryan doing the honors after a stem-to-stern renovation by the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) in partnership with the Office of Disaster Recovery. At about 2,000
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — With the expiration of a federal eviction moratorium approaching on December 31, and a one-month extension expected from Congress, the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) is taking to the radio air waves on Wednesday to promote a program that helps its residents who are behind on their rent remain
CHRISTIANSTED — Gunfire rang out at a Watergut-area housing project Friday night leaving one woman shot in the hand, authorities and eyewitnesses said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to D. Hamilton Jackson Terrace in reference to reports of shots fired with a possible victim at 9:21 p.m. Friday,
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — “Where there’s a will, there’s a way,” Certainly 95-year-old Lucinda Millin Home resident Hermon Christopher is familiar with that philosophy in life. After all, Christopher has been applying his green thumb to an urban garden that surrounds three sides of his Virgin Islands Housing Authority community on
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Following Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.’s proclamation recognizing Friday, November 27th as “A Day of Family, Reflection and Prayer,” the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) has granted administrative leave to its non-essential employees. VIHA’s central office and public housing management offices will be closed in the St. Thomas and
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. visited the condemned buildings at Tutu Hi-Rise to check on the progress of the demolition process, which began two weeks ago. Officers of the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) did a sweep through the abandoned buildings on October 16 to check that they are
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the territory’s low-income residents; especially its seniors. To lift their spirits and help them stay sanitized against COVID-19, the Virgin Islands Housing Authority on Friday distributed CARES packages to the 65 senior residents of the Lucinda Millin Home on St.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Residents at Michael J. Kirwan Terrace and the Knolls at Contant on St. Thomas who have been awaiting repairs to roofs damaged from Hurricanes Irma and Maria can look forward to some relief. The Virgin Islands Housing Authority Board approved recommendations to award contracts for the reconstruction and repair of rooftops at each public housing community last week.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At a time when V.I. residents are struggling to stay housed, a survey invites property owners with subsidized rental units to comment on a program that enables them to do so. About 100 landlords have responded to the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) Landlords Survey, and more