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Wayne County
Housing Authority of

Wayne County Housing Authority (WCHA) has been in operation since 1971. Our total housing inventory includes103 Section 8 New Construction units in two developments. We also provide rental subsidies for 715 units under our Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, which covers both Wayne and Pike counties.

Voucher Program

Housing Choice Voucher Assistance Program (Section 8) is a program for extremely low-income persons or families who wish to live in privately owned housing.

WCHA Owned Properties

Wayne County Housing Authority Manages Two Apartment Complexes. If you are interested in applying you can contact the main office or complete the contact form on this site.

Frequently Asked Questions

Housing Authority

Safe, secure, affordable housing for our community.

The Wayne County Housing Authority was created in 1971 under Pennsylvania Public Law 955. known as the “Housing Authorities Law,” as passed by the State Legislature in 1937. This law enabled local governments to create a separate legal, governmental entity to carry out the goals established by the Federal Housing Act of 1937. The Wayne County Housing Authority is a separate and distinct municipal body with its own municipal code.
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