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YORK HOUSING AUTHORITY (YHA)
Holiday Schedule
( Calendario Festivo de La Autoridad de Vivienda de la Ciudad de York)

Friday, 12/15/17 – closed at 11:30 a.m.Viernes, 12/15/17 – cerrado a las 11:30 a.m.
Monday(Lunes),12/25/17 – closed(cerrado)
Tuesday(Martes), 12/26/17 – closed(cerrado)
Friday(Viernes), 12/29/17 – closed(cerrado)
Monday(Lunes), 01/01/18 – closed(cerrado)
Tuesday(Martes), 01/02/18 – open(abierto)

Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 Participants

York Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 must complete a re-certification on every family once a year before their lease anniversary date.  York Housing Authority must determine if the household is still eligible for assistance and review their rent subsidy.  A caseworker will verify the income and any changes in the household.

As of October 2017, York Housing Authority will no longer mail out the Annual Re-certification Packet to participants.  Participants will be mailed a letter informing them it’s  time for their Annual Re-certification.  Participants will need to print the Annual Re-certification Packet from the web site or stop at the York Housing Authority to pick up an Annual Re-certification Packet

Participants will have 15 days to complete and return the Annual Re-certification Packet  Should you have any questions about this procedure please call 717-845-2601 ext 1104 or 1139.

 

 

MAINTENANCE REPAIRS

NEED MAINTENANCE REPAIRS?

PUBLIC NOTICE TO LOWER INCOME TENANTS

PUBLIC NOTICE TO LOWER INCOME TENANTS

The Housing Authority of the City of York announces the opening of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list beginning Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. until Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. All applications must be submitted online on our website at: www.YorkHousingAuthority.com.

 The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program is a tenant based program that provides rental assistance thru funding provided by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Tenants pay anywhere from 30-40% of their gross income toward the rent and utilities for an income eligible unit and the Housing Authority pays the difference to the landlord.  You must be income eligible in order to apply.  The following are the gross income limits based on your family size:

FY 2017 Income Limit Category  

      1

Person

 

     2 Person

 

      3 Person

 

      4 Person

 

      5 Person

 

      6 Person

 

      7 Person

 

      8 Person

50% Income Limits  

 

$24,800

 

 

$28,350

 

 

$31,900

 

 

$35,400

 

 

$38,400

 

 

$41,100

 

 

$43,900

 

 

$46,750

                                                                                                                                                                As of 4/01/2017

Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis giving preference to applicants who reside or work in York County.  Out of County residents who are elderly or disabled will also be given this preference.  If you are interested in applying for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List, Please log on to our website at www.YorkHousingAuthoriy.com , and click on Online Application for Housing to begin the process.  Be sure to keep a record of your confirmation number for your records.  No paper applications will be accepted.  You will not be able to complete an application online until the date and time mentioned above (January 3, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.).  In order to complete the online application, you will need to have the Social Security numbers and birthdates of all the members in your household readily available.

Those applicants needing assistance with the online application must call in advance to schedule an appointment with the Housing Authority to assist them, telephone 717-845-2601.  Limited space is available to assist in completing applications. 

SRO – Section 8 – is for single individuals, if you are 2 or more people DO NOT make this selection.

To apply for VILLAGE COURT APARTMENTS, WAVERLY COURT APARTMENTS OR HOMES AT THACKSTON PARK, you must meet the MINIMUM INCOME REQUIREMENTS. Please CLICK HERE to find out the MINIMUM INCOME REQUIREMENTS. If you do not meet the minimum income guidelines you will be removed from the wait list. Section 8 Voucher Holders are exempt from the minimum guidelines.


To find out your application status on any of our waiting lists, you can now call 717-845-2601 and press 6 for this information. You will need to know the Social Security number of the Head of Household.

If you just submitted your application, please wait 48 hours for your application to be made active.


TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THE PROJECT BASED VOUCHER UNITS AT GEORGE STREET COMMONS OR THACKSTON PARK, YOU MUST BE AT OR BELOW THE HUD GROSS INCOME LIMITS BASED ON YOUR FAMILY SIZE LISTED BELOW:

FAMILY SIZE 2 PERSON 3 PERSON 4 PERSON 5 PERSON 6 PERSON 7 PERSON 8 PERSON
30% INCOME LIMITS $17,000   $20,420   $24,600    $28,780   $32,960   $37,140   $41,320

 

If your income is above these limits, you could still qualify for George Street Commons or Thackston Park.

For more information on George Street Commons, please check out their web site at:

Housing Development Corporation

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION

George Street Commons and Homes at Thackston Park Project Based Voucher Information


 

The York Housing Authority provides decent, safe and affordable homes to individuals and families with limited incomes while constantly working to ensure meaningful collaborations with community partners; striving for sustainable residences for the future health and well being of York County.

York Housing Authority was founded in 1949 and has assisted over 10,000 families since then. In 1978, an agreement was made between York Housing Authority and the County of York to provide affordable housing throughout the County.

York Housing Authority owns and operates 1,069 public housing units in addition to administering 1,452 Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8 Rental Assistance). Management services are also provided to York Towne House, Village Court, Waverly Court, and Homes at Thackston Park Apartments.

Need to Update your Family Information or Income?

Please do not complete another application if you are just reporting a change in income, address or family compostion. Those changes must be sent to our office in writing. Please use a Change/Update Form.

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