Altoona Housing Authority

Public Housing

Our goal is to maintain safe, secure and affordable housing to very low and low income families – serving families, singles, senior citizens, disabled and handicapped individuals.

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Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

The Section 8 Housing Assistance Payment Program provides rental assistance in the form of a voucher to low and very-low income families, singles, senior citizens, disabled and handicapped individuals.

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Family Self Sufficiency (FSS)

Family self-sufficiency (FSS) is a HUD program that encourages communities to develop local strategies to help voucher families obtain employment that will lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.

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Announcements

The regular monthly meetings of the Altoona Housing Authority for 2023 will be held on the second Wednesday of each month commencing at 8:30 a.m. prevailing time. All meetings will be held in the boardroom at the Altoona Housing Authority Administrative Office Building located at 2700 Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, Pennsylvania, until further public notice on the dates that follow:

– January 11, 2023 (Cancelled)
– February 8, 2023 (View Agenda)
– March 8, 2023
– April 12, 2023
– May 10, 2023
– June 14, 2023
– July 12, 2023
– August 9, 2023
– September 13, 2023
– October 11, 2023
– November 8, 2023
– December 13, 2023

The annual reorganization meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 12, 2023, with the regular meeting immediately following.

Immediate Openings Available on Waiting List at Eleventh Street/Green Avenue Towers.
Call (814) 949-2011 for more Information.

Immediate Openings Available on Waiting List at Pleasant Village.
Call (814) 949-2010 for more Information.

The Section 8 Waiting List will be open March 1, 2023 – March 20, 2023.  Applications can be picked up at the Main Office, 2700 Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m – 4 p.m. & Friday: 8 a.m – 2 p.m.  All applications must be received by March 20, 2023.