Warwick Single-Room Occupancy

Originally constructed in 1883, the Warwick Hotel was the center of Victorian-era downtown activity in Newport News, Virginia, before a fire destroyed the original structure in 1960. Today, the renovations built by CHP Construction beautiful provide permanent supportive housing units for formerly homeless individuals.

The Warwick single-room occupancy (SRO) facility contains 88 units, each containing a private bath and a compact kitchen area. Shared spaces include two community lounges, a computer lab and laundry facilities, as well as an electronic surveillance and security system.

CHP’s in-house development, architecture, and construction teams undertook a year-long renovation to update the facilities and preserve this historic housing resource for the Newport News Community. The extensive work, completed in the summer of 2013, was performed to EarthCraft green building standards resulting in an improvement to the building’s energy efficiency by over 50 percent.

Other improvements include: a new roof, generator, and heating and cooling system; new bathroom sinks and toilets in each unit; a new community kitchen; two new elevators; upgrades to the security and sprinkler systems; repairs to the lobby’s decorative plaster ceiling; new historic windows and brick repointing; uncovering and refinishing the ground level’s terrazzo floor; installation of fresh air ventilation systems in common areas and each apartment; attic and crawl space insulation; and new EnergyStar lighting and appliances throughout the facility. 

CHP complies with the Fair Housing Act as amended and all applicable Federal, State and local laws prohibiting discrimination in housing based on race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, elderliness, or familial status. 

The following information will be required and verified for every prospective resident*:

  • Credit and/or Criminal History
  • Income Verification (income guidelines may apply – contact the Leasing Center for details)
  • Rental History
  • Other Information May be Required
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240 Countrie Drive
Christiansburg, VA 24073 

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2410 West Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607

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