Starting a Business

If you are interested in starting a business, our interactive website will guide you and ensure a smooth transition to becoming a business owner in Newport News.

Annual Reports

View Annual Reports from the Economic / Industrial Development Authority.

Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development (2016-2020)

The Five-Year Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development is a planning requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the receipt and use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funds. As a recipient of these funds, the City is required to prepare a long range plan that identifies housing, homeless and community and economic development needs and determines priorities, establishes strategic goals and allocates anticipated resources.

Citizen Participation Meeting
City of Newport News 2020-2024 Five Year Consolidated Housing & Community Development Plan,
2020-2021 Annual Action Plan & Citizen Participation Plan

The City of Newport News is undertaking a Five-Year Consolidated Planning process and the development of an Annual Action Plan with respect to Housing, Community Planning and Development issues to determine the best use of resources to provide affordable housing, suitable living environments and expansion of economic/job opportunities. Available resources include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Funds and the HOME Investment Partnerships Entitlement Funds.

The City is seeking citizen input regarding affordable housing needs, homeless/special needs housing and non-housing community development needs to be addressed with these resources. Click here for public meeting dates. If you cannot attend one of the meetings, you can provide input by completing a survey online.