Johnstown Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

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Open Until Further Notice: Cambria County, Pennsylvania Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Johnstown Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Cambria County, Pennsylvania Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

The Johnstown Housing Authority (JHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted from March 1, 2021 at 8:00 am ET, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the application at the JHA administrative building, located at 501 Chestnut St. Johnstown, PA,  between 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  1. Live or work in Cambria County, Pennsylvania
  2. Veterans

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

For more information, visit the JHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by The Tribune Democrat on February 19, 2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Johnstown Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Johnstown Housing Authority (JHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least August, 2018, until further notice. 

Please note: A complete list of of each community can be found here.

To apply during the opening period, pick up an application at the JHA office, located at 501 Chestnut St, Johnstown, PA 15906, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm ET, Monday-Friday.

Once the application has been completed, it can be hand delivered to the address above, or mailed to P.O. Box 419, Johnstown, PA 15906.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live, work, or have been hired to work in Cambria County
  • Veteran.

For more information, visit the JHA website.

About The Agency

Johnstown Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 2,458 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-4:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

501 Chestnut Street, Johnstown, PA

Visit Website(814) 535-7771

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Johnstown Housing Authority?

Johnstown Housing Authority serves 2,132 low-income households. The agency manages 960 Housing Choice Vouchers and 1,268 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 80 percent of households served by Johnstown Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 97 percent of Johnstown Housing Authority households.

How many Johnstown Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 319 households and make up 15 percent of households served by Johnstown Housing Authority.

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

There are 1535 female-headed renter households living in Johnstown Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 72% of those served by the Johnstown Housing Authority.

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

Black 810
White 1,215
Hispanic 85

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

There are 596 households headed by seniors served by the Johnstown Housing Authority. Senior households are 28% of households in Johnstown Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 596 persons with disabilities living in Johnstown Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 28% of households served by the Johnstown Housing Authority.

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

The Johnstown 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 Johnstown Housing Authority

Nanty Glo Homes

68 Fulton Dr, Nanty Glo, Pennsylvania 15943

bed Studio-4
payment Subsidized

Oakhurst Homes

599 Brush Ave, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15906

bed 1-4
payment Subsidized

Prospect Homes

341 Gray Ave, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15901

bed 1-4

Loughner Plaza

51 Akers St, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15905

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Townhouse Towers

420 Vine St, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15901

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Connor Towers

527 Vine St, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15901

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Vine Street Towers

525 Vine St, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15901

bed Studio-2
payment Subsidized

Solomon Homes

1201 Solomon St, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15902

bed 1-5
payment Subsidized