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Wyoming County Housing & Re-Development Authority 

(WCHRA)


John J. Jennings - Executive Director

133 SJ Bailey RD - Nicholson, PA 18446

Phone: (570).942.6155 or (570).836.7262

TDD/FAX: (570).942.4379 - Email: wchra@epix.net

Welcome to the Wyoming County Housing & Redevelopment Authorities... We are dedicated to providing safe, decent, affordable housing to the residents of Wyoming County. We are located in Nicholson Pennsylvania - 133 SJ Bailey RD, Nicholson, PA 18446 - Our goal is to provide housing opportunities to Low and Moderate income families, the elderly & those with disabilities.

To better assist our communities, we offer various programs, ranging from public housing and Section 8 rental assistance to home ownership opportunities.

At WCHRA, we offer access, assistance, and administration of various Federal, State, and locally funded programs to the communities that we serve, through the Wyoming County Re-Development Authority. Some of these programs include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Community Development Block Grant Disaster (CDBG-DR) Programs, and the HOME Program.


CDBG, CDBG-DR, Home - contact Lisa Hahn (570).942.0423

We are committed to serving the low-to-moderate income population housing and community needs, in addition to taking a proactive approach to the revitalization of the communities that we serve. 

Some of these projects include:

1) County Housing Rehabilitation Grant Assistance Program for income eligible Wyoming County Homeowners

2) Community water / sewer system - Individual Assistance Programs

3) Public Service Programs

4) Removal of slum & blight in impacted communities

5) Handicapped Accessibility Improvements - Residential and Public Buildings

6) Fire / Ambulance Equipment

 

WCHRA - Programs include:

PUBLIC HOUSING - contact Lynne Hunting (570).942.0425

Public Housing is limited to Low-Income families and individuals. Eligibility is based on:

1) Annual Gross Income

2) Qualified status - family, elderly or a person with disabilities

3) U.S. Citizenship or eligible non-citizens

WCHRA Public Housing unit locations are available please call for more information.


HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER ASSISTANCE - contact Danielle R. Powell (570).942.0424 -OR- Jennifer Galvin (570).942.0426

The Housing Choice Voucher Assistance Program provides assistance for low-income families in the private rental market via the Section 8 Program. Rental Voucher Holders select a unit from the private rental market and can receive rental assistance. Rental assistance makes market rate housing affordable. Program participants normally pay between 30-40% of their monthly adjusted income towards rent and utilities. The Housing Assistance Payment subsidizes the balance of the rent to the property owner. Income eligibility requirements apply. Please contact our offices if you are interested in this program, to be placed on the waiting list.


LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROJECTS (LIHTC) - contact Mary Sherry (570).378.3821 or (570).945.3063

LIHTC units include:

WINOLA VIEW - LOCATION: Lake Winola, PA - 1 bedroom apartments

MATHEWSON PARK - LOCATION: Factoryville, PA - 1 bedroom apartments​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
 

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