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For over 70 years, we have held a high standard of service to our community. That commitment does not end outside the walls of our buildings, rather it propels us to be inviting to the entire Lancaster City community.

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We have reached our capacity for the 0-bedroom (efficiency/studio) and 1-bedroom Public Housing Waiting Lists. Thank you for your interest in applying for one of our programs.

Until further notice all waiting lists for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program and the Public Housing Program are closed and not accepting applications.

Hemos alcanzado nuestra capacidad para las listas de espera de Vivienda Pública de 0-dormitorio (eficiente/estudio) y de 1-dormitorio. Gracias por su interés en solicitar para uno de nuestros programas.

Hasta nuevo aviso, todas las listas de espera para Housing Choice Voucher (Sección 8) y el Programa de Vivienda Pública están cerradas y no se aceptan solicitudes.

We provide affordable housing to eligible single persons, couples and families within the City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

The Lancaster City Housing Authority (LCHA) owns and operates 564 Public Housing units consisting of 259 family units and 305 elderly/disabled units set in six communities.

Housing is also provided through the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. The LCHA administers 1,003 Vouchers by matching up eligible applicants with participating private landlords.

LCHA properties across beautiful Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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We have a wide variety of properties, accommodating all individuals or families across beautiful Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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LCHA being presented a grant

LCHA Housing-Related Hazard awardee.

These funds will enable the Lancaster City Housing Authority to align itself with the National Standards for Physical Inspection of Real Estate within Central Pennsylvania says Barbara Ellis Wilson, Executive Director of the organization. She continued, "This grant marks an exciting and transformative moment for the Lancaster City Housing Authority. It underscores our commitment to providing secure and affordable housing to the Lancaster community.

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