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Property Management Applicants


Until further notice, all Public Housing & Section 8 waiting lists are closed.

LCHA homes in Lancaster, PA

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

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

  • Change in address
  • Change in phone number
  • Change in bedroom size
  • Change in family composition

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

You must complete the entire process for the application to be valid. Once you have entered all of the required information, you will submit the application and have an opportunity to print a copy for your records.

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.

You can go back in at any time to check and update your application. We require that you keep your application up-to-date. If you cannot be reached at the address listed on your application, it will be withdrawn. If it is selected for placement on our waiting list, it is very important that your information is accurate and current.

Before you begin the application

Make sure you know the names, Social Security numbers, and birth dates of all household members. You will also need to know your total gross monthly household income. 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.

Income Limits

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2 person

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The application can be completed on any PC (or Mac), tablet, or smartphone. If none of these devices is available to you, click here for a list of locations in the City where you can access a computer.

If you have a specific question not answered here or in the application instructions, please contact us at:

Phone: (717) 397-2835 x3021

TDD 7-1-1 Relay

E-mail: housing.info@lchapa.com