The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke
The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke is a Public Housing Agency in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of January 29th, 2020, The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.
The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke serves Nanticoke.
Waiting List Statuses
| Public Housing
||Open Until Further Notice
Open The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke Waiting Lists
Open Until Further Notice:
Public Housing Waiting List
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List
The Housing Authority of the City of Nanticoke is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.
This housing authority offers three communities dedicated to senior/disabled individuals, and two family communities ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms.
There are two ways to obtain an application for public housing:
1. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 1 East Green St., Nanticoke, PA 18634, during normal office hours.
2. Download an application here, then print and complete.
Once the application has been completed, it can be hand delivered to the address listed above during normal office hours.
This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: involuntarily displaced by fire, flood, or natural disaster, displaced by government action, living in substandard conditions, rent burden, disabled, elderly, or veteran.
More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.nanticokehousing.org/
, or by callin 570-735-1110 during normal office hours.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (570)735-1110.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 05/28/2015.
About The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke
Representatives of The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke may be available by phone at (570) 258-1480. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke manages 49 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke
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 13% having issued approximately 4 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 10 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 1 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $10,163 per year. 100% of households were very low income (VLI) and 77% were extremely low income (ELI). 23% of households had wages as a major source of income, 6% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 65% 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, 56% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 29% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 13% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, -1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
54% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 48% of households with children have a female head of household. 87% of all households were headed by a female.
15% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 12% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke Housing Choice Voucher program, 19% include at least one person with a disability. 36% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 100% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
31% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 27% with 2 bedrooms and 42% with 3 or more bedrooms. 4% 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 The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke voucher holders in 2016 was $271 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $652. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $196.
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.
Public Housing Apartments Operated by The Housing Auth of the City of Nanticoke
270 E Main St
205 W South St