Update: PHA is asking current public housing applicants to
update their application information by TUESDAY, JULY 19,
2013. Please click on the buttons to the right to
begin your update.
PHA closed its Public Housing Program
wait lists on April 15, 2013. All senior housing waiting lists and
special programs will remain open.
Feel free to update your information
at any time here online. The waiting lists will reopen at PHA's
discretion. The public will be notified through advertising and on
its website. Click here for other, non-PHA
housing resources in the City.
Find out how to apply for PHA's housing programs and learn
more about the waitlist process here.
Housing Choice Voucher Program
Click here for an overview of PHA's Housing Choice Voucher
The Housing Choice Voucher Program waitlist is currently Closed
The public will be notified through TV, radio, print
advertising, and on this website when the HCV waitlist will be
Public Housing Program
Click here for an overview of PHA's Public Housing Program.
The Public Housing Program waitlist is currently Closed
The wait list for senior-designated
housing developments and special programs remain open.
The wait list will reopen when PHA determines that the
average wait time for housing has reached an acceptable level. The
public will be notified through advertisement on this website.
here for information related to the average wait times for
the Public Housing Wait List.
Applying for Public Housing Online
1. Mailing address of head of household
2. Phone number of head of household
3. The following information is required
- Social Security Number
- Date of Birth
- Gross Monthly Income
4. Site Selection:
- PHA-owned Public Housing - your choice of 5 sites where you would like to
live or choose to move
into the first unit available that meets your needs
- PAPMC - your choice of sites that meet your income and
Please ensure that you have the information above
before starting your application.
Create an Application Online
First time users will have to complete the registration for a
Personal Identification Number (PIN).
Start Application Here
Your Existing Application Online
If you have already registered for a PIN, you may
review or update your existing application
When your name reaches the top of the waiting list, you will be
screened for suitability and eligibility. Upon successful
completion of the screening process, your application will be
placed in a ready pool for housing. Based on unit availability in
your bedroom size, you will be contacted for a unit that meets your
PHA does not provide applicants with their position or number on
the waitlist for PHA housing programs. Position on the list is
based on time and date of initial application, the type and size of
the unit required based on occupancy guidelines and any applicable
Special Programs and/or Allocations. During the application
process, you may check on the status of your application online or by calling (215) 684-4000.
Hearing Impaired: 711 or TTY-800-654-5984.