Fayette County Housing Authority

624 Pittsburgh Road
Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania 15401

Fayette County Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Uniontown, Pennsylvania that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, and Family Self-sufficiency programs. As of October 18th, 2019, Fayette County Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Fayette County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Fayette County Housing Authority serves Fayette County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Fayette County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Fayette County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Fayette County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Fayette County Housing Authority (FCHA)  Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, from at least October 23, 2018, until further notice.

To apply, visit the FCHA office, located at 624 Pittsburgh Road, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, 15401, Tuesday and Thursday between the hours of 8:00 am and 11:00 am and 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.  

Be sure to bring these original documents with you: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, copies of bank statements, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This waiting list has the following preferences:  Victims of Domestic Violence, Displaced by Government Action, Veterans living in Fayette County.

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 FCHA websitie here, or call the office at (724) 434-2100.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (724) 434-2100.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 10/23/2018.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Fayette County Housing Authority (FCHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently open., since at least October 23, 2018, until further notice.

To apply, visit the FCHA office to fill out an application, located at 624 Pittsburgh Rd., Uniontown, PA,15401,  Monday-Thursday between the hours of 8:00 am and 11:00 am and 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

Be sure to bring these original documents with you: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, copies of bank statements, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This waiting list has the following preferences:  Victims of Domestic Violence, Displaced by Government Action, Veterans living in Fayette County.

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 FCHA websitie here, or call the office at (724) 434-2100.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (724)434-2100.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 10/23/2018.

About Fayette County Housing Authority

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

Representatives of Fayette County Housing Authority may be available by phone at (724) 434-2100. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Open today from 8:00am to 4:30pm ET.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
HCV Portability Status

As of 10/22/2018, Fayette County Housing Authority is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


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

As of the most recent VMS report, Fayette County Housing Authority manages 862 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 847 3 9 2 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $469 $468 $373 $546 $300
Monthly Cost $397,451 $1,403 $3,360 $1,091 $300

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Fayette 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 12% having issued approximately 80 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 27 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $11,754 per year. 99% of households were very low income (VLI) and 80% were extremely low income (ELI). 19% of households had wages as a major source of income, 4% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 74% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 45% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 28% 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.

37% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 35% of households with children have a female head of household. 82% of all households were headed by a female.

19% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 18% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Fayette County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 31% include at least one person with a disability. 43% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 68% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

21% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 37% with 3 or more bedrooms. 38% 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 Fayette County Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $291 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $551. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $184.



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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