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10/17/2017

TEMPORARY CHANGE TO AHP INCOME LIMITS FOR HOUSEHOLDS DISPLACED BY HURRICANES

The Federal Housing Finance Agency will allow vacant units financed through the Affordable Housing Program to be leased temporarily to those displaced by hurricanes, regardless of income.  

Temporary Change to the Affordable Housing Program

10/16/2017

PHFA Announces Emergency Housing Relief at LIHTC Properties in PA

Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency is permitting owners of LIHTC properties in PA to provide temporary emergency housing to displaced victims of Hurricane Maria. 

WAIVER FOR EMERGENCY HOUSING RELIEF – LIHTC PROPERTIES

PHFA Announces Waiver for Emergency Housing Relief at LIHTC Properties in PA

Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency is permitting owners of LIHTC properties to provide temporary emergency housing to displaced victims of Hurricane Maria.

http://pahra.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/WAIVER-FOR-EMERGENCY-HOUSING-RELIEF-LIHTC-PROPERTIES.pdf

10/13/2017

SPOTLIGHT ON PAHRA DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS

PAHRA has taken a multi-pronged approach to aid displaced hurricane victims. 

Click to read more about our efforts and what you can do to assist.  

PAHRA DISASTER RELIEF RESOURCES TAB NOW OPEN!

Check it out and come back often to learn the latest on assisting displaced disaster victims, including how we can streamline and organize relocation processes, along with the latest guidance from HUD, and much more.  Updates will continue to be posted as information and materials become available.  

Go to Disaster Relief Resources now.   For future visits, simply log on to www.pahra.org, click on Resources, then select the Disaster Relief tab.  

10/09/2017

2017 Annual Conference Presentations Available

Posted to Resources tab or simply click here to view list of presentations available

Also, note that EPIC office hours are every Monday and Wednesday at 2:00 PM Eastern Time.  PHA's are invited to participate in these calls, which offer a great way to get EPIC questions handled quickly.  Phone:  877-336-1839, Access Code:  7630474.  

09/27/2017

PAHRA PRESENTS ANNUAL BELLAMY & BEST PRACTICES AWARDS

Congratulations to our winners….                                           

PAHRA PRESENTS ANNUAL BELLAMY AND BEST PRACTICES AWARDS

09/25/2017

PROPERTY MANAGER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Armstrong County

The Housing Authority of the County of Armstrong is seeking a suitable candidate for the position of Property Manager. Armstrong County HA Vacancy Posting – Property Manager

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Cambria County

The Redevelopment Authority of Cambria County is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – McKean County

The McKean County Redevelopment & Housing Authority is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ADVERTISEMENT – McKean County

08/25/2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – CITY OF LANCASTER

The City of Lancaster is seeking a Community Development Administrator.

 Click here for official job posting and job description.

The City Job Application and additional details are available at www.cityoflancasterpa.com/city-job-listings.

The City of Lancaster is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

08/17/2017

SENATE BILL WOULD INCREASE INVESTMENT IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The Affordable Credit Improvement Act of 2017 would double LIHTC.

08/16/2017

PAHRA Monitor Summer 2017 Edition Now Available Online

Click here to view or download your copy now

08/14/2017

HUD Publishes Worst Case Housing Needs: 2017 Report to Congress

HUD Reports that 8.3 Million Very Low Income Households Have Worst Case Housing Needs 

 

08/03/2017

SENATE BILL WOULD GIVE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITIES LAND BANK POWERS

Local redevelopment authority directors weigh in on Senate Bill 667

 

SB 667 Article – 8-2-2017

07/07/2017

FHLBank Pittsburgh Awards Corporate Contribution to PAHRA Scholarships

FHLBank PITTSBURGH CONTRIBUTES $5,000

06/26/2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – YHA

The Housing Authority of the City of York (YHA) is seeking a full-time Deputy Executive Director.  

Click here to view the vacancy notice

Click here to read the job description.  

06/12/2017

2017 PAHRA Monitor Spring Edition available online. Summer issue coming soon!

Click here to view the 2017 Monitor Spring Edition.

05/23/2017

Historic Transaction Will Transform Former PH Site to Intergenerational Community for Seniors and College Students

In a historic transaction, New Courtland Senior Services, Philadelphia Housing Authority and Holy Family University reached an agreement for use of the former Liddonfield public housing development, where they will create an intergenerational community of seniors and college students. Click link to view full article.  Historic Partnership Creates Intergenerational Community

05/19/2017

Allegheny County Fund Would Encourage More Landlords to Rent to Subsidized Tenants

A special fund aims to encourage more local landlords to participate in the Housing Choice Voucher Program.  Allegheny County Fund Would Encourage More Landlords To Rent To Subsidized Tenants