The Jackson Redevelopment Authority (JRA), an Urban Renewal Agency and Parking Authority, was created by the City Council of Jackson, MS on August 13, 1968, pursuant to the Statutes of the State of MS through a resolution adopted by the City Council of Jackson.
FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS
The Jackson Redevelopment Authority has played a significant role in the eradication of slum and blight in Urban Renewal Areas of the City of Jackson. JRA’s impact, in designated Urban Renewal Areas, has come from an expansive and notable list of public and private development projects. JRA has taken on vast project roles that include acquisition, demolition, rehabilitation, redevelopment, disposition and more.