Housing Authority

Housing Choice Voucher Waitlist Opening

Lancaster County Housing Authority will accept online applications for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list beginning October 2, 2023 at 7:30 am ET and ending on October 5, 2023 at 4:30 pm ET.

Click here for Waitlist Application

If you are unable to complete the Waitlist application online, you can go to the following locations for assistance:

  • Brightside Opportunities Center – 515 Hershey Ave, Lancaster PA 17603, 717-509-1342
  • Tenfold – 308 East King St, Lancaster PA 17602, 717-397-5182
  • Good Samaritan Services – 616 N Lime St, Lancaster PA 17602, 888-477-0025
  • CrossNet Ministries – 127 W Franklin St (rear), New Holland PA 17557, 717-355-2454
  • The Factory Ministries – 3293 Lincoln Hwy East, Paradise PA 17562, 717-687-9594
  • local Lancaster County Libraries

About Housing Authority

The Lancaster County Housing Authority is the Public Housing Authority (PHA) for Lancaster County, outside of the City of Lancaster which is served by its own housing authority. The Housing Authority provides rental assistance to low-income families through the Housing Choice Voucher Programs, and Emergency Rental Assistance Program for Lancaster County including Lancaster City.

The authority has 12 permanent employees and 9 temporary staff divided between the Housing Choice Voucher Program and Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The Housing Authority was established in 1981 and is designated as PA090 by HUD.

The Lancaster County Housing Authority does not have any public housing.