Welcome to The Housing Authority of the City of York (YHA)
UPDATE - IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION
While our physical offices may currently be closed, the York Housing Authority is up and running and here to help. For more information on what you need to know and how to contact us, please click here.
We wish you and your families to stay safe and healthy during this time.
Driving Directions to York Housing Authority
31 S Broad Street, York PA 17403
The Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 and the PBV (Project Based Voucher) York Family Residence waiting lists will be open for a limited time.
Opening – Monday, March 2, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.
Closing – Monday, December 30, 2020 at 12:00 noon
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.
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.
SRO – SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY – is for single individuals, if you are 2 or more people DO NOT make this selection. This is housing at the Dutch Kitchen and or the YMCA. You have only a single room, with a shared kitchen, dining and bath.
Waiting List Status - Active or Inactive
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.
PROJECT BASED VOUCHER (PBV) GEORGE STREET COMMONS AND PBV HOMES AT THACKSTON PARK
TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THE PROJECT BASED VOUCHER (PBV) UNITS AT GEORGE STREET COMMONS, YORK FAMILY RESIDENCE (CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION) OR THACKSTON PARK, YOU MUST BE AT OR BELOW THE HUD GROSS INCOME LIMITS BASED ON YOUR FAMILY SIZE LISTED BELOW:
FAMILY SIZE – effective April 1,2020
|2 PERSON||3 PERSON||4 PERSON||5 PERSON||6 PERSON||7 PERSON||8 PERSON|
|30% INCOME LIMITS||$19,750||$22,200||$26,200||30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
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 contact: YMCA
Low Income Tax Credit Housing (MUST meet minimum income requirements to qualify)
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.
SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER & YOUR INSURANCE COVERAGE
York Housing Authority and all Management Offices will be closed the following Holidays
Memorial Day Monday, May 25, 2020
Independence Day Friday, July 3, 2020
Labor Day Monday, September 7, 2020
Veterans’ Day Wednesday, November 11, 2020
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.