Portability is the ability of a family to move with their tenant-based voucher from one jurisdiction to another.
If you want to transfer to Virginia Beach, VA:
Please submit a Request to Transfer to your current housing authority.
If the staff there determines that you are eligible for transfer, they will forward your portability package to Housing & Neighborhood Preservation.
Once you know that they have sent your package to us, please contact us to schedule an appointment and to receive a list of the necessary documents required for briefing. You must be on time for your appointment with Housing & Neighborhood Preservation.
Leaving Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation jurisdiction:
You must give proper notice to your housing specialist and your landlord.
You must be in good standing with the terms of your lease including being current in your rent.
You must schedule an appointment with your housing specialist for a port-out briefing.
For more information on portability transfers, please call Housing & Neighborhood Preservation at (757) 385-1951.