Welcome to The Housing Authority of the City of York (YHA)
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.
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||$16,900||$20,090||$24,250||$28,410||$32,570||$36,730||$40,890|
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:
CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION
York Housing Authority has a property soon to be available for rental
The property is located in the City of York (317 Walnut Street), 3 bedroom, 1 bath, basement, living room, eat in kitchen. Small yard.
If you would like more information or an application for this unit, please email me and let me know.
Security Deposit $650.00
Monthly Rent – $650.00
Resident is responsible for water, electric and gas
Owner pays –sewer and trash
Resident is responsible for yard maintenance and snow removal.
Available mid to late October
Applications can be picked up at the front desk for both properties.