Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP)

200 Ross St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
(412) 456-5000



Allegheny County

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About Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP)

The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) is a municipal corporation, formed under the United States Housing Act of 1937, charged with providing decent, affordable housing for low-income persons.

The Authority is governed by a Board of Directors, which establishes goals, approves policy and budgets, and provides general direction to the HACP Executive Staff.

HACP provides publicly assisted housing comprised of traditional public housing, scattered sites and Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8). We currently house more than 20,000 Pittsburghers, manage more than 2,700 public housing units, and provide oversight of an additional 1,300 mixed-finance units.

More than half of our residents live in privately-managed rental properties located across the City of Pittsburgh, through their participation in the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8).

Our facilities are conveniently located throughout Pittsburgh, with public and senior housing communities located in each region of the city.

HACP’s purpose is to develop and make available affordable, safe housing and to help families achieve the independence they strive for. A brighter future is always within reach thanks to the commitment of HACP.


Mission Statement

HACP is proud of the role it has as the premier provider of affordable and safe housing in the City of Pittsburgh for more than half a century. We provide numerous services to our residents to help them achieve the goal of self-sufficiency, however, our primary service remains to supply safe and affordable housing.

Program Summary for Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP)

Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) manages several funded programs and has a total of 4,499 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) administered a total of 7,150 Section 8 Vouchers. Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) is located at 200 Ross St., Pittsburgh, PA, 15219 and serves the city of Pittsburgh. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) at, (412) 456-5000 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 45
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 7,150
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 4,499
Waiting list for the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) 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
Allegheny County Housing Authority (ACHA) Allegheny County Housing Authority (ACHA) Pittsburgh PA 5,864 3,426 Open 0.61 Miles Contact
McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA) McKeesport Housing Authority (MHA) McKeesport PA 545 840 Open 10.24 Miles Contact
Washington County Housing Authority Washington County Housing Authority Washington PA 1,007 909 Open 23.32 Miles Contact
Westmoreland County Housing Authority’s (WCHA) Westmoreland County Housing Authority’s (WCHA) Greensburg PA 1,849 1,819 Open 23.87 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of the County of Beaver (HACB) Housing Authority of the County of Beaver (HACB) Beaver PA 746 1,859 Open 24.37 Miles Contact
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the County of Butler Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the County of Butler Butler PA 1,544 466 Open 29.25 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
4,500
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