Bradford County Housing Authority

112 Dorsett Heights
Mansfield, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 16933
(570) 638-2151

Bradford County Housing Authority is a public housing agency in Mansfield, Pennsylvania that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of May 22nd, 2019, Bradford County Housing Authority has 3 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Tioga County, Pennsylvania Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Family Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Bradford County Housing Authority serves Bradford County and Tioga County.

The Tioga County Housing Authority and Bradford County Housing Authority operate together as the Tioga/Bradford Housing and Redevelopment Authority.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Tioga County, Pennsylvania Housing Choice Voucher Open Indefinitely
Family Public Housing Open Indefinitely
Senior and Disabled Public Housing Open Indefinitely
Bradford County, Pennsylvania Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Bradford County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Tioga County, Pennsylvania Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Tioga/Bradford County Housing Authority (TBCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Tioga County is currently open, from November 26, 2018 at 12:00 pm ET, until further notice.

To apply, complete the application online here.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or Work Locally, Working/Employed, Veterans, Homeless, Victims of Domestic Violence, Displaced by Natural Disaster, Veterans.

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

For more information, visit the TBHRA website, or call the office at (570) 638-2151.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (570) 638-2151.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/07/2019.

Open Indefinitely: Family Public Housing Waiting List

The Tioga/Bradford Housing and Redevelopment Authority (TBHRA) Family Public Housing waiting list is currently open, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

Please note: A list of all TBHRA Public Housing communities can be found on the Tioga Public Housing page here, and the Bradford Public Housing page here.

To apply, complete the online application here.

For more information, visit the TBHRA website, or call the office at (570) 638-2151.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (570) 638-2151.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 10/16/2018.

Open Indefinitely: Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

The Tioga/Bradford Housing and Redevelopment Authority (TBHRA) Near-Elderly (55+)/Elderly (62+)/Handicapped/Disabled Public Housing waiting list is currently open, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

Please note: A list of all TBHRA Public Housing communities can be found on the Tioga Public Housing page here, and the Bradford Public Housing page here.

To apply, download and print the application for a community with an open waiting list on the Tioga Public Housing page here, and the Bradford Public Housing page here.

It is not known how to submit the application after completion.

For more information, visit the TBHRA website, or call the office at (570) 638-2151.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (570) 638-2151.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 10/16/2018.

Other Bradford County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Bradford County, Pennsylvania Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Tioga/Bradford Housing and Redevelopment Authority (TBHRA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Bradford County is currently closed. It was last open in December, 2018. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Live, Work, or Attend School Locally, Displaced by Government Action, Displaced by Natural Disaster, Referred by Local Assistance Program.

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

For more information, visit the TBHRA website here, or call the office at (570) 638-2151.

Last Updated on 12/03/2018.

About Bradford County Housing Authority

More information about Bradford County Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.tbhra.org/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/22/2019, it is not known if Bradford County Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Bradford County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Bradford County Housing Authority manages 188 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Homeownership
Vouchers 185 3
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $290 $311
Monthly Cost $53,672 $933

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Bradford County Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 8% having issued approximately 23 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 44 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.6 persons and has a household income of $12,176 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 69% were extremely low income (ELI). 9% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 90% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 32% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 27% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 41% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

23% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 19% of households with children have a female head of household. 73% of all households were headed by a female.

1% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Bradford County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 46% include at least one person with a disability. 76% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 57% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

67% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 20% with 2 bedrooms and 12% with 3 or more bedrooms. 6% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Bradford County Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $306 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $356. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $94.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


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