Cumberland County Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice: Cumberland County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Cumberland County Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Cumberland County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities (CCHRA) of Cumberland County, PA is currently accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications.

To apply for Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher, please follow this link.

Once your application has been submitted you will receive a confirmation number, please write that number down for future reference

Please note: Before you submit your application, please print out the forms that need to be signed. Once they are signed, mail out within 5 business days to activate your application.

The CCHRA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: live and/or work in Cumberland County, single parent with a child under six years old, CCRA displaced, elderly, disabled, or working.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://cchra.com/, or by calling 717-249-1315 during normal office hours.

Open Until Further Notice: Cumberland County Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.This housing authority offers 149 public housing units in nine communities for families and senior/disabled individuals.To apply for public housing, please follow this link to apply online.Once your application has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation number, please write that number down for future reference. Please Note: Before you submit your application please print out the forms that need to be signed. Once they are signed, mail out within 5 business days to activate your application.This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: live and/or work in Cumberland County, single parent with a child under six years old, CCRA displaced, elderly, disabled, or working.More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://cchra.com/, or by calling 717-249-1315 during normal office hours.

About The Agency

Cumberland County Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 1,540 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

114 North Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA

Visit Website(717) 249-1315

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Cumberland County Housing Authority?

Cumberland County Housing Authority serves 1,411 low-income households. The agency manages 1,382 Housing Choice Vouchers and 195 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Cumberland County Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 74 percent of households served by Cumberland County Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 98 percent of Cumberland County Housing Authority households.

How many Cumberland County Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 310 households and make up 22 percent of households served by Cumberland County Housing Authority.

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

There are 1086 female-headed renter households living in Cumberland County Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 77% of those served by the Cumberland County Housing Authority.

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

Black 282
Asian-Pacific Islander 14
White 959
Hispanic 141

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

There are 522 households headed by seniors served by the Cumberland County Housing Authority. Senior households are 37% of households in Cumberland County Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 451 persons with disabilities living in Cumberland County Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 32% of households served by the Cumberland County Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Cumberland County Housing Authority?

The Cumberland County Housing Authority is rated as a standard 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 Cumberland County Housing Authority

Crossroads Apartments

2141 Cedar Run Dr, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011

bed 2-3
payment $705-900/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Carlisle Family Apartments

2 W Penn St, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible