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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.

For those who are on our waitlist, please remember it is your responsibility to keep your information up to date with our agency.

Please report the following changes to your application as they occur:

  • Change in mailing address
  • Change in phone number
  • Change in email address
  • Change in family composition

Applications will be placed on the waiting list in the order received (date and time). Placement on the waiting list does not indicate you are eligible for rental assistance. A final determination of eligibility will be made when you are selected from the waiting list, including verifying household income.

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Thank You For Completing Your Apllication Online


Thank you for your interest in our housing programs and properties. To apply for either of our programs, you must complete an easy online application. We no longer accept paper applications.

Your completed application will be held electronically on the waiting list. When your application is selected, we will contact you for more information and to complete the screening process.

We require that you keep your application up-to-date. If you cannot be reached at the mailing address and email address listed on your application, it will be withdrawn. Please report any of the above changes within ten (10) days as it is very important that your information is accurate and current.

We are required to take your family's total gross income into account when determining eligibility. Total income means all the money you and all members of your household receive each month from all sources. This includes income from a job, welfare, Social Security, SSI, pensions, support (voluntary or court ordered), interest income, etc. Gross income means the amount received before any deductions, such as taxes, etc.

If you have a specific question not answered here, please contact Daisy McFadden, Resident Selection Specialist, at:

Email: dmcfadden@lchapa.com

Phone: (717) 397-2835 ext. 3021

TDD 7-1-1 Relay

The following are our guidelines, effective February 19, 2019, to determine bedroom size:

The LCHA’s occupancy standards are as follows:

⦁ Single person families will be allocated a zero or efficiency/studio.

⦁ Head of household and co-head of household will share a bedroom

⦁ All other household members will be two persons per bedroom regardless of

gender with the following exceptions.

A. Persons under the age of 18 will not be required to share a bedroom with

persons 18 years of age or older

B. Live-in aides will be allocated a separate bedroom. No additional

bedrooms will be provided for the live-in aide’s family.

*Please be aware that this is the only website where you can complete an application for any of the programs that are administered by the Lancaster City Housing Authority.*