Welcome to Lehigh County Housing Authority

RESIDENT INFORMATION:

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Mission Statement

Lehigh County Housing Authority will provide affordable housing in the most efficient and effective manner to qualified individuals in accordance with the rules and regulations prescribed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the County of Lehigh and/or any other entity providing funding for affordable housing programs.
Lehigh County Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Housing Authority Development, available to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, handicap, religion, sex, familial status or national origin.
Lehigh County Housing Authority Executive & Accounting Offices Address:
635 Broad St.
Emmaus, PA 18049
Phone: 610-965-4514
TTY: 610-966-9526
Fax: 610-965-9820
Resident Selection Office / Waiting List office
HOUSING APPLICATIONS DISTRIBUTED AT RESIDENT SELECTION OFFICE ONLY
Address:
860 Broad St. Suite 110
Emmaus PA 18049
Phone: 610-421-8526
TTY: 610-966-9526
Fax: 610-421-8531
The Housing Voucher Office / Section 8 Address:
120 N. 3rd St. Rear
Emmaus, PA 18049
Phone: 610-433-2312
TTY: 610-966-9526
Fax: 610-966-6398

News, Links, and Announcements

Lehigh County Housing Authority will be opening its waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher Program effective September 8, 2020 only for specific criteria.

Criteria: In order to apply for this program, you MUST be at or below the following extremely low income limits AND living, working or attending school in Lehigh County Housing Authority jurisdiction, which excludes the cities of Allentown and Bethlehem.
You must meet BOTH criteria in order to be eligible to apply. If you do not, your application will be denied.
Number of Persons in Household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Income Limit $17,200 $19,650 $22,100 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
*IMPORTANT NOTICE*
Lehigh County Housing Authority is opening its waiting lists for the family Public Housing family units.

Public Housing family units include:
  • Coplay Apts: 10-11 N Front St, 28 S Front St, 257 S 2nd St, Coplay (2, 3 & 4 BR’s)
  • Cherokee Apts: 960 Cherokee St, Fountain Hill (1, 2 & 3 BR’s)
  • 7th St Village: 5 N 7th St, Slatington (1, 2 & 3 BR’s)
Criteria: In order to apply for these buildings: You MUST be living, working, or attending school in Lehigh County EXCLUDING the cities of Allentown and Bethlehem and You MUST be at or below the following income limits.
Family Size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Income Limit $28,700 $32,800 $36,900 $40,950 $44,250 $47,550 $50,800 $54,100
Please read the criteria closely and see if you qualify.
If you do not meet both criteria your application will be denied.