Lehigh County Housing Authority

635 Broad Street, Emmaus, PA, 18049
(610)965-4514



Lehigh County

Section 8 Voucher Wait List   Closed
  • logo
  • Starting: N/A

Description:

According to recently updated public information sources, this agency appears to have open waiting list. Please contact them directly to confirm the current status of their waiting lists for
Read More

Public Housing Wait List   Open
  • logo
  • Ending: N/A

Description:

According to recently updated public information sources, this agency appears to have open waiting list. Please contact them directly to confirm the current status of their waiting lists for
Read More

About Lehigh County Housing Authority

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.


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.

Program Summary for Lehigh County Housing Authority

Lehigh County Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Lehigh County Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Lehigh County Housing Authority administered a total of 89 Section 8 Vouchers. Lehigh County Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Lehigh County Housing Authority is located at 635 Broad Street, Emmaus, PA, 18049 and serves the city of Emmaus. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Lehigh County Housing Authority at, (610)965-4514 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Lehigh County Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 89
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Lehigh County Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Lehigh County, PA

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Lehigh County, PA:

Median Income
$0
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $24,150
  • $27,600
  • $31,050
  • $34,450
  • $37,250
  • $40,000
  • $42,750
  • $45,500
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,500
  • $16,550
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $38,600
  • $44,100
  • $49,600
  • $55,100
  • $59,550
  • $63,950
  • $68,350
  • $72,750

2017 Fair Market Rents for Lehigh County, PA

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Lehigh County, PA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$659 $815 $1038 $1332 $1431



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Allentown Housing Authority (AHA) Allentown Housing Authority (AHA) Allentown PA 1,471 1,131 Open 5.31 Miles Contact
Bethlehem Housing Authority Bethlehem Housing Authority Bethlehem PA 497 1,455 Open 8.76 Miles Contact
Northampton County Housing Authority Northampton County Housing Authority Nazareth PA N/A N/A Open 17.33 Miles Contact
Easton HA Easton HA Easton PA N/A N/A Open 18.48 Miles Contact
Phillipsburg Housing Authority Phillipsburg Housing Authority Phillipsburg NJ N/A N/A Open 20.21 Miles Contact
Berks County  Housing Authority Berks County Housing Authority Reading PA N/A N/A Open 22.84 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Lehigh County Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
289
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

Contact Housing Agency


credit_banner
credit_insurance_banner

Affordability Calculator

Please enter your MONTHLY gross income

(income before taxes...numbers only)


You should not to be paying more than

$

on your rent mortgage each month Why ?

Lehigh County Quick Facts

Population: 357,823
Persons Per Household: 2.57
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 23.9%
Homeownership Rate: 67.5%
Housing Units: 142,775
Yearly Income Per Person: $27,923
Median Household Income: $54,923