Family Housing

The Family Housing program is a federal program that provides decent and safe, rental housing assistance for eligible low-income families.

Family housing units are owned and managed by York Housing Authority. Some of the units are grouped in a single community, others are found distributed throughout York County that can be houses or apartment buildings that have been remodeled by the authority. Family Housing residents pay 30% of their adjusted gross income for rent and basic utilities. YHA manages approximately 611 family rental housing units in York City and York County. YHA selects its residents after they have completed the application process, have come to the top of the waiting list and satisfied various eligibility criteria. These criteria include: income eligibility, housekeeping, rental history, criminal history, and financial responsibility.

YHA has family housing units are located in the following areas: Parkway Homes, Codorus Homes, Wellington Homes, Fielding Way, Ridgefield Court, Wrightsville, West Manchester Township, Glen Rock, Windsor, Fairmont Village, Hanover, Yoe, Red Lion and Emigsville.

Who is eligible?

In order to have an applicant placed on our family housing wait list the following conditions need to be met:

Applicants must:

  • Qualify as a “family” (HUD’s definition of a family is: “Two or more person who will live together regularly in the dwelling unit, with a head of household at least eighteen (18) years old, who: (a) are related by blood, marriage, adoption, legal guardianship or operation of law; (b) are not so related but have clearly and convincingly demonstrated a stable relationship in prior housing; or (c) consist of an elderly person or an individual with disabilities, and a live-in aide.
  • Have an income within the income limits determined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Have each member of the family is a citizen, national, or non-citizen who has eligible immigration status.
  • Provide documentation of Social Security numbers for all family members 2 years of age and older (or certifies that they do not have one).
  • MUST NOT be a registered sex offender.
  • Must not owe any monies to the York Housing Authority.
  • Current maximum family income ranges from $39,400 for a single person household to $74,250 for a family of 8 persons.

If you are wait list eligible, YHA will complete a series of verifications based on your application to be sure that you meet all program eligibility requirement. YHA can and will deny admission to any applicant whose habits and practices may be expected to have a detrimental effect on other tenants, on the community’s environment, or who have provided false information on their application or during the eligibility verification process.

Housing Authority of the City of York Income Limits
Effective April 1, 2017
Number
of persons
in family
Public Housing
York City & County
Low Income
1
$39,700.00
2
$45,350.00
3
$51,000.00
4
$56,650.00
5
$61,200.00
6
$65,750.00
7
$70,250.00
8
$74,800.00

These income limits are established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and will be revised when the changes in income limits are published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Family Housing Developments

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Parkway Homes

Parkway Homes Extended

Codorus Homes

Codorus Homes Extended

Wellington Homes

Fielding Way

Fairmont Village