Lancaster County Housing Authority
202 North Prince Street
Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA

717-394-0793

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The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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962

Section 8 Vouchers

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Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Section 8

Program Type

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Lancaster County Housing Authority
202 North Prince Street
Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA

717-394-0793

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Lancaster County Housing Authority administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 962 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Lancaster County Housing Authority is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Lancaster County Housing Authority is among the 9% of Pennsylvania housing authorities that only offer Section 8 voucher assistance. If there are any public housing units available in the target area, those units are administered by another housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Lancaster County Housing Authority scored an average of 92 points. The housing authority had a high score of 103 in 2009 and a low score of 67 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Pennsylvania is 79.00.

Lancaster County Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Pennsylvania housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)