Although our LCHA offices are still closed to walk-in traffic, our employees are onsite working in their offices. Phone calls and emails continue to be answered.
Maintenance is responding to service calls. Thank you for your understanding.



DO YOU NEED ASSISTANCE WITH RENT, UTILITY BILLS OR OTHER HOUSING-RELATED COSTS?

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program AVAILABLE NOW!

Eligibility:

How much rent assistance can a household get?
Eligible households may receive up to 12 months of assistance.

How to start the process?
Tenants submit information via www.waitlistcheck.com/PA835. There is a dedicated helpline, call 717-590-3101. For more information, please visit WWW.LANCASTERHELP.RENT.



¿NECESITA AYUDA CON ALQUILER, FACTURAS DE SERVICIOS U OTROS COSTOS RELACIONADOS CON LA VIVIENDA?

¡El Programa de Asistencia de Emergencia para el Alquiler ESTÁ DISPONIBLE AHORA!

¿Quién es elegible?:

¿Cuánta ayuda para el alquiler puede recibir un inquilino?
Los hogares elegibles pueden recibir hasta 12 meses de asistencia.

¿Cómo iniciar el proceso?
Inquilinos envíen la información a través de www.waitlistcheck.com/PA835. Hay una línea de ayuda dedicada, llame al 717-590-3101. Para obtener más información, visite WWW.LANCASTERHELP.RENT.

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Hours of Operation:
Monday:8:00am - 4:30pm
Tuesday:8:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday:8:00am - 4:30pm
Thursday:8:00am - 4:30pm
Friday:8:00am - 3:00pm

Important Notice Regarding our Hours of Operation

Our Central Offices at 325 Church Street will be closed daily from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m.

Nondiscrimination Policy:

LCHA assists families, single people, and people with disabilities. The Housing Authority does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, color, familial status, mental or physical disability.

More Information:

For information on the LCHA Public Housing and Section 8 HCV Programs:

The Lancaster City Housing Authority is proud to be a...

Smoke-Free Housing Provider

"We all breathe the same air. Let's keep it clean!"

The LCHA is fully smoke-free. Click here for English and Spanish versions of our new Smoke-Free Housing Policy.



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.

Quick Links:
To view vacant positions at the LCHA, please click here.

Or, send resume and cover letter to:
Lancaster City Housing Authority
Attn: Human Resources
325 Church Street
Lancaster PA. 17602

No phone calls please. All applicants will be notified if chosen for an interview.