Effective June 30, 2020: Per the Second Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order, individuals in the City of Jackson are required to wear a face covering in public. Business owners must require all parties (employees, patrons, etc.) to wear a face covering. Businesses found in violation will be shutdown for 24-hours and must submit an Attestation of Compliance with the City of Jackson before reopening. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, call our Hotline at 601-586-3067 and fill out the Symptom Collector. If you are in need of mental health support during this time, call our Mental Health Warmline at 601-586-3073. 

Jackson Redevelopment Authority

Mary Ealey
PO Box 1235
Jackson, MS 39215-1235

Union Station Reservations

For Union Station Special Event Reservations Call 601-960-1815 or email denised@jacksonms.gov Due to current coronavirus regulations restricting gatherings, reservations are suspended until further notice.


Due to the current coronavirus regulations as mandated by the City of Jackson, Mississippi and the Federal Government, certain operations are currently postponed or altered until further notice. This includes Public meetings and Special Events. For additional information or updates, call 601-960-1815 between the hours of 10am and 2pm Monday through Friday or send and email to JRAjanINFO@gmail.com.

About Us

Jackson Redevelopment Authority (JRA) was created pursuant to the Statutes of the State of Mississippi through a Resolution adopted by the City Council of Jackson on August 13, 1968.  JRA is governed by a Board of Commissioners that are individually appointed by the Mayor of Jackson and confirmed by the City Council.  JRA establishes Urban Renewal Areas throughout the City of Jackson; works to revitalize those areas by using land acquisition and by purchasing or implementing eminent domain; and,  has bonding capacity to assist with the revitalization of projects that are consistent with the Urban Renewal Plan and the City of Jackson’s Comprehensive Plan (Future Land Use Plans).  The primary function of JRA is to eradicate blight in the Urban Renewal Areas.  This includes the rehabilitation, conservation and redevelopment of areas of Jackson as is necessary in the interest of the public health, safety, moral and welfare of the residents of the city.  JRA also serves as the Parking Authority for the City.

Public Meetings

The Jackson Redevelopment Authority (JRA) Board of Commissioners Regular Monthly Meeting is on the 4th Wednesday monthly at 10 a.m., and normally held in the first floor conference room of the Richard Porter Building, 218 S. President Street, Jackson, MS 39201. A Notice of all official meetings of the Board shall be posted in the directory of the Porter Building, available for public inspection. Comments or questions for the board should be directed to the Board to the Assistant Secretary/Treasurer at mealey@jacksonms.gov

JRA Meetings

Jackson Redevelopment Authority Board

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