Altoona Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Altoona, Pennsylvania.

Waiting List
Open Soon: Altoona, Pennsylvania Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Fairview Hills Apartments Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Pleasant Village Other Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Eleventh Street/Green Avenue Towers, 50+ Senior Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Soon: Altoona, Pennsylvania Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Altoona Housing Authority (AHA) will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from May 8, 2024, until May 22, 2024.

There are two ways to apply while the waitlist is open:

  1. Call 814-949-2000 to request an application.
  2. Pick up an application in person at the AHA office, located at 2700 Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA 16602.

Once the paper application has been completed, it must be either:

  1. Hand delivered to the AHA office, address mentioned above.
  2. Postmarked by May 22, 2024 and mailed to the AHA office, 2700 Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA 16602.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live, have lived, or work in Altoona.
  • Working at least 20 or more hours every week
  • Veteran

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by a AHA representative on February 7, 2024.

Open Until Further Notice: Fairview Hills Apartments Public Housing Waiting List

The Altoona Housing Authority (AHA) is accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for Fairview Hills Apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of February 6, 2024, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following property:

  • Fairview Hills Apartments - located at 1614 First Street, Altoona, PA 16601.

There are two ways to apply while the waitlist is open:

  1. Call (814) 949-2016 to request an application.
  2. Pick up an application at the Fairview Hills Office, located at 1614 First Street, Altoona, PA 16601.

It is not yet known how to submit the paper application after it is completed.

Income limit information can be found here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA website on February 6, 2024.

Open Until Further Notice: Pleasant Village Other Waiting List

The Altoona Housing Authority (AHA) is accepting waiting list applications for Pleasant Village Apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of October 9, 2023, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following property:

  • Pleasant Village - located at 2700 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602. Offering 1, 2 and 3-bedroom units.

There are two ways to apply while the waitlist is open:

  1. Call (814) 949-2010 to request an application.
  2. Pick up an application at the Pleasant Village Office located at 2700 Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA 16602, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Monday-Friday.

It is not yet known how to submit the paper application after it is completed.

Income limit information can be found here.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Veterans 
  • Applicants residing within the city limits of Altoona, PA

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA website on October 9, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Eleventh Street/Green Avenue Towers, 50+ Senior Public Housing Waiting List

The Altoona Housing Authority (AHA) is accepting Senior 50+ Public Housing waiting list applications for 1 and 2-bedroom apartments at Eleventh Street/Green Avenue Towers Apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of October 9, 2023, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply while the waitlist is open:

  1. Call (814) 949-2011 to request an application.
  2. Pick up an application at the Eleventh Street Tower Office located at 1100 Eleventh St, Altoona, PA 16602, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Monday, Wednesday, & Friday. 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesday & Thursday. 

It is not yet known how to submit the paper application after it is completed.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA website on October 9, 2023.

About The Agency

Altoona Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 1,506 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday 8:00am-2:00pm

2700 Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA

Visit Website(814) 949-2000

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Altoona Housing Authority?

Altoona Housing Authority serves 1,294 low-income households. The agency manages 943 Housing Choice Vouchers and 502 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Altoona Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 73 percent of households served by Altoona Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 95 percent of Altoona Housing Authority households.

How many Altoona Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 232 households and make up 18 percent of households served by Altoona Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Altoona Housing Authority?

There are 828 female-headed renter households living in Altoona Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 64% of those served by the Altoona Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Altoona Housing Authority renters?

Black 246
Native American 13
White 1,009
Hispanic 26

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Altoona Housing Authority?

There are 452 households headed by seniors served by the Altoona Housing Authority. Senior households are 35% of households in Altoona Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Altoona Housing Authority housing?

There are 388 persons with disabilities living in Altoona Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 30% of households served by the Altoona Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Altoona Housing Authority?

The Altoona Housing Authority is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Altoona Housing Authority

Fairview Hills

1501 15th St, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601

The Towers

1100 Eleventh St, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601