McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA)

2901 Brownlee Avenue, McKeesport, PA, 15132
(412)673-6942



Allegheny County

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About McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA)

The McKeesport Housing Authority is an instrumentality which was created under the United States Housing Act of 1937. The mission of the housing authoirty is to primarily assist low-income individuals to find quality housing options in the McKeesport area.

The authority owns and operates 1,021 federally assisted units consisting of:

- Senior living communities
- Handicapped accessible housing
- Neighborhood sites consisting of town homes and single family homes

Admission into these housing units is not limited to income. Applicants may choose between rental rates based on income or flat rental rates.

In addition, the authority administers a Section 8 voucher program, which assists over 400 families/individuals who live in privately owned rental homes throughout the city of McKeesport.


Program Summary for McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA)

McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 840 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA) administered a total of 545 Section 8 Vouchers. McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA) is located at 2901 Brownlee Avenue, McKeesport, PA, 15132 and serves the city of McKeesport. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA) at, (412)673-6942 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 6
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 545
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 840
Waiting list for the McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Allegheny 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 Allegheny County, PA:

Median Income
$0
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $24,950
  • $28,500
  • $32,050
  • $35,600
  • $38,450
  • $41,300
  • $44,150
  • $47,000
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,950
  • $17,100
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $39,900
  • $45,600
  • $51,300
  • $56,950
  • $61,550
  • $66,100
  • $70,650
  • $75,200

2017 Fair Market Rents for Allegheny 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 Allegheny County, PA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$566 $657 $822 $1028 $1133



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) Pittsburgh PA 7,150 4,499 Open 10.24 Miles Contact
Allegheny County Housing Authority (ACHA) Allegheny County Housing Authority (ACHA) Pittsburgh PA 5,864 3,426 Open 10.85 Miles Contact
Westmoreland County Housing Authority’s (WCHA) Westmoreland County Housing Authority’s (WCHA) Greensburg PA 1,849 1,819 Open 14.11 Miles Contact
Washington County Housing Authority Washington County Housing Authority Washington PA 1,007 909 Open 25.28 Miles Contact
Connellsville Housing Authority Connellsville Housing Authority Connellsville PA N/A N/A Open 26.24 Miles Contact
Fayette County Housing Authority (FCHA) Fayette County Housing Authority (FCHA) Uniontown PA 1,086 1,341 Open 29.85 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
993
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Allegheny County Quick Facts

Population: 1,231,255
Persons Per Household: 2.26
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 26.8%
Homeownership Rate: 65.5%
Housing Units: 587,831
Yearly Income Per Person: $31,593
Median Household Income: $51,366