Schuylkill County Housing Authority (SCHA)

245 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven, PA, 17972
(570)385-3400



Schuylkill County

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About Schuylkill County Housing Authority (SCHA)



The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list is Closed


Mission Statement

The mission of the Schuylkill County Housing Authority is to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.

Program Summary for Schuylkill County Housing Authority (SCHA)

Schuylkill County Housing Authority (SCHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Schuylkill County Housing Authority (SCHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 609 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Schuylkill County Housing Authority (SCHA) administered a total of 631 Section 8 Vouchers. Schuylkill County Housing Authority (SCHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Schuylkill County Housing Authority (SCHA) is located at 245 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven, PA, 17972 and serves the city of Schuylkill Haven. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Schuylkill County Housing Authority (SCHA) at, (570)385-3400 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Schuylkill County Housing Authority (SCHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 4
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 631
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 609
Waiting list for the Schuylkill County Housing Authority (SCHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Schuylkill 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 Schuylkill County, PA:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $20,550
  • $23,500
  • $26,450
  • $29,350
  • $31,700
  • $34,050
  • $36,400
  • $38,750
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $12,350
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,400
  • $38,750
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $32,900
  • $37,600
  • $42,300
  • $46,950
  • $50,750
  • $54,500
  • $58,250
  • $62,000

2017 Fair Market Rents for Schuylkill 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 Schuylkill County, PA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$600 $604 $745 $1008 $1039



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Housing Authority of The City of Pottsville (PHA) Housing Authority of The City of Pottsville (PHA) Pottsville PA 436 510 Open 5.99 Miles Contact
Shamokin HA Shamokin HA Shamokin PA 221 202 Open 22.41 Miles Contact
Reading Housing Authority (RHA) Reading Housing Authority (RHA) Reading PA 604 1,617 Open 24.02 Miles Contact
Berks County  Housing Authority Berks County Housing Authority Reading PA N/A N/A Open 25.24 Miles Contact
Lebanon County Housing Authority Lebanon County Housing Authority Lebanon PA 740 425 Open 26.75 Miles Contact
Hazleton Housing Authority Hazleton Housing Authority Hazleton PA N/A N/A Open 27.31 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Schuylkill County Housing Authority (SCHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
609
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Schuylkill County Quick Facts

Population: 145,797
Persons Per Household: 2.36
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 13.6%
Homeownership Rate: 75.1%
Housing Units: 68,869
Yearly Income Per Person: $23,021
Median Household Income: $45,012