Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin - Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin

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General Information
Description of ServiceProvision of rental assistance payments for eligible families leasing from participating landlords.
Geographical AreaDauphin
Intake ProcedureA credit report and criminal background check are completed for each adult residing in the household. Reports of drug related offenses and violent criminal activity can exclude an individual or family from the Section 8 Program.
Helpful TipsEligible families are given a Voucher, which can be used to rent an apartment or house from a participating landlord. Under the program, the tenant pays between 30% - 40% of their adjusted gross monthly income in rent at initial lease up. The Housing Authority pays the remainder of the negotiated rent directly to the landlord under a Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Contract.
Client Information
Target PopulationLow-Income
Age GroupAdults
Languages SpokenLanguage Line Support available
Eligibility1) Must qualify as a family - A FAMILY may be defined as a single person or a group of persons; may or may not have children; a group of persons consisting of two or more elderly persons or disabled persons living together; or one or more elderly or disabled persons living with a live-in aide. The Housing Authority determines whether any other group of persons qualifies as a “family.”

2) Must be within the appropriate Income Limits
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Fee AmountsNone
Insurance AcceptedN/A
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 717-939-9301
Physical Site Address 1 501 Mohn Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Steelton, PA 17113
Main Phone 717-939-9301
Hotline Phone 888-946-8739
Fax 717-939-7947
Service Location Email hacd@dauphinhousing.org
Web Address www.dauphinhousing.org
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin
Affiliated Program: Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin
This Service: Housing Authority of the County of Dauphin - Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Rent Payment Assistance (BH-3800.7000)
Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (BH-7000.4600-700)
Top Referring Service (YA-2500)
Top Referring Service for 2019 (YA-2500.2019)