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.
View past Annual Reports from the Economic / Industrial Development Authority online.
US Airways Magazine
Check out the best Newport News has to offer in business, education and quality of life in the August 2014 edition of US Airways Magazine.
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 Partnerships (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.
Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development Annual Action Plan
A draft of the City of Newport News’ Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development Annual Action Plan for fiscal year 2018-2019 is now available for public review and comment. The Action Plan describes specific projects and activities to be undertaken by the City with anticipated funds made available from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the HOME Program in the upcoming fiscal year.
There will be a public meeting to discuss the draft Plan on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 6pm at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center. The Plan is available for review until May 18, 2018 at all Newport News public libraries, The Department of Development and Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority.